Place:Budleigh Salterton, Devon, England

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NameBudleigh Salterton
Alt namesBudleigh-Saltertonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown, Urban district
Coordinates50.633°N 3.333°W
Located inDevon, England
See alsoEast Budleigh Hundred, Devon, Englandhundred in which it was located
East Devon District, Devon, Englanddistrict of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Budleigh Salterton is a small town on the south coast of Devon, England, 15 miles south of Exeter. It is situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty designated East Devon AONB.

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The area covered by Budleigh Salterton was part of the ancient division called East Budleigh Hundred. It was created as a civil parish in 1894 from East Budleigh civil parish and expanded by a part of Littleham civil parish in 1896. It became an urban district in 1894. It ceased being an urban district and became part of the East Devon District in 1974.

People

The birthplace of Walter Raleigh is a couple of miles to the north, at Hayes Barton, near East Budleigh and Budleigh Salterton is the location for the painting The Boyhood of Raleigh (image in Wikipedia) by Sir John Everett Millais. Wikipedia lists more people from the 20th century.

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