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Heavitree, Devon

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Heavitree, Devon

Heavitree is a district of the city of Exeter in Devon, England. It lies to the east of the city centre, and was formerly the first significant village outside the city on the road to London. It was the birthplace of Thomas Bodley, and until 1818 was a site for executions.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX9492
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

Other names by which Heavitree, Devon has been known in the past

Wowford ~ Hevetrove ~ Hevetrowa

Heavitree, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Heavitree, par. and vil., E. Devon - par., mostly in Exeter city, 3483 ac., pop. 4561; pop. of city part, 4136; vil., 1 mile E. of Exeter; P.O., T.O.

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