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Woodbury Parish, which incorporates the villages of
Woodbury, Woodbury Salterton and Exton, is currently one of the largest
parishes in Devon. It encompasses much of Woodbury Common - an area of
outstanding natural beauty-and enjoys a thriving community spirit rooted
in the church and chapel, in the school and in agriculture. In days of
old the parish was frequented by Sir Francis Drake, and a chapel
dedicated to the memory of the Drake family is situated in St Swithun’s
View from The Beacon” - Ursula Brighouse 1998.
“Woodbury Parish 1894 - 1994, Living a Century of Change”
- Sally & Ramsay Elliott. If you have arrived
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This site was created by Roger Stokes. and was last updated: 9.11.17