Place:Ashburton, Devon, England

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NameAshburton
Alt namesEssebretonasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 76
Essebretonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 76
TypeTown
Coordinates50.517°N 3.75°W
Located inDevon, England
See alsoNewton Abbot, Devon, EnglandAshburton is within the civil parish of Newton Abbott
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Ashburton is a small town on the south-southeastern edge of Dartmoor in Devon, adjacent to the A38.

It was formerly important as a stannary town (a centre for the administration of tin-mining), and remains the largest town within the National Park, with a population of around 3,800. Ashburton has five pubs within the centre of town, and two restaurants.

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