Place:Bovey Tracey, Devon, England

NameBovey Tracey
Alt namesBovey-Traceysource: Family History Library Catalog
Bovisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 77
South Boveysource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates50.6°N 3.667°W
Located inDevon, England
See alsoNewton Abbot, Devon, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Bovey Tracey is a small town in Devon, England, on the edge of Dartmoor, its proximity to which gives rise to the "slogan" used on the town's boundary signs, "The Gateway to the Moor". It is often known locally as "Bovey" (pronounced "Buvvy"). It is about 10 miles south-west of Exeter and lies on the A382 road, about half way between Newton Abbot and Moretonhampstead. The village is at the centre of the electoral ward of Bovey. At the 2011 census the population of this ward was 7,721.

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