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Axmouth, Devon

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Axmouth, Devon

Axmouth is a village and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England, near the mouth of the River Axe. The village itself is about 1 km inland, although the parish extends to the sea. The village is near Seaton and Beer which are on the other side of the Axe estuary. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 493.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSY2591
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

Alsemude ~ Alsemuda

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

Axmouth, par. and fishing vil., E. Devon, 1½ mile from Colyford ry. sta. and 6 miles SW. of Axminster, 4723 ac. (190 water), Pop. 679; P.O. A landslip occurred here in 1839, forming a chasm about 1 mile long, 200 ft. wide, and 250 ft. deep.

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