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  Devon - MSN Encarta
Devon or Devonshire, county, south-western England, bounded on the north by the Bristol Channel, on the east by Somerset and Dorset, on the south by the English Channel, and on the west by Cornwall.
The entire Devon coastline is well populated by birds, including guillemots, and all kinds of gulls; from Bideford, a boat sails to the national marine nature reserve of Lundy Island, where there are puffins and razorbills, as well as grey seals, and, on the island, wild goats and sika deer.
The population of Devon was estimated in 2001 to be 704,499.
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 1096 Brook lamprey Lampetra planeri - SAC selection species account
The Teifi is a predominantly mesotrophic river in west Wales supporting a large population of brook lamprey Lampetra planeri.
The Cleddau rivers are a predominantly lowland catchment in the Pembrokeshire peninsula.
The Derwent represents brook lamprey Lampetra planeri in a high-quality, oligotrophic river in northern England.
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 Devon - Simple English Wikipedia
Devon is the short name for Devonshire, a county of England.
Devon is the second largest county in England, and has the longest road network of any county in England.
This is because the traditional industries of Devon, for example fishing, mining and farming are declining.
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 Devon
Devon or Devonshire is a county in South West England.
Devon is one of the rural counties, with the advantages and problems characteristic of these.
Devon and South Devon are both used as the names of breeds of cattle that originated in the county.
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 Index │ Webtemplatemall.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Devon has also featured in most of the civil conflicts in England since the Norman conquest, including the Wars of the Roses and Perkin Warbeck's rising in 1497, the Prayer Book Rebellion of 1549 and the English Civil War.
Devon is also known for its mariners, such as Sir Francis Drake, Sir Humphrey Gilbert, Sir Richard Grenville and Sir Walter Raleigh, and as the childhood home of psychology pioneer Raymond Cattell.
*Devon and South Devon are breeds of cattle that originated in the county.
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 Articles - Devon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Devon is a large county in South West England, bordering on Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east.
Devon is also known for its mariners, such as Sir Francis Drake, Sir Humphrey Gilbert, Sir Richard Grenville and Sir Walter Raleigh, and as the childhood home of psychology pioneer Raymond Cattell.
Devon's other major rock system is the carboniferous sandstone which stretches from Bideford to just outside Bude in Cornwall, which is generally better quality than the Devonian sandstone, and also contributes to a gentler, greener, more rounded landscape.
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 Wikinfo | Devon
Devon, or Devonshire, is a county in South West England.
The name "Devon" derives from the Celtic people who inhabited the south western peninsula of Britain at the time of the Roman invasion, the Dumnonii.
Over the next 100 years there was repeated fighting between Dumnonia and Wessex, resulting in the effective conquest of Devon by Wessex by 715 and its formal annexation in 805 although the Dumnonian kings continued to be able to maintain (nominal) influence for some time thereafter.
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 East Devon Holiday Guide | Axe Valley, Axmouth, Seaton tramway, Combpyne - family days out   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
There is plenty for all the family to enjoy, from a meal in a friendly pub to visiting places of historic interest or enjoying the wonderful countryside and abundance of wildlife.
The river is a wildlife haven, and the perfect site for a picnic is Coronation Corner, where visitors can relax and take in the scenery.
Musbury church is home to a unique 17th century tomb of the Drake family, and Whitford boasts a fine example of a Devon longhouse, besides being the perfect place to stop and have a picnic.
www.devon24.co.uk /flatfiles/holidayguide/axevalley.aspx   (446 words)

  
 Axe Yacht Club - Devon
This is a small drying harbour formed behind a shingle bank and situated at the mouth of the river Axe, close West of Have Cliff.
Off the narrow entrance,there is a shingle bar which is liable to frequent shifting, thus changing the direction of the approach channel.The harbour offers access over HW for craft up to 8.5m LOA and 1.5m draft which can take the ground.
Also, Alternatively, when the disused outfall (on the beach W of Axe YC) is covered, there is sufficient depth for small craft.
www.axeyachtclub.co.uk /Harbour/pilotage.htm   (1432 words)

  
 Fosse Way - Britannica Concise
It ran from the mouth of the River Axe in Devon by Axminster and Ilchester (Lindinae) to Bath (Aquae Sulis) and Cirencester, thence straight for 60 miles (100 km) to High Cross (Venonae), where it intersected Watling Street, and on to Leicester (Ratae).
Axminster - town (“parish”), East Devon district, administrative and historic county of Devon, England, on the River Axe.
Leicester - city and unitary authority, geographic and historic county of Leicestershire, England, lying on the River Soar and the Grand Union Canal.
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 Lyme Bay, Devon. The Gateway to the Triassic and Heritage Coast
Also, some of Britain's most fertile grassland lies in East Devon, which is why much of Devon's famous cream is produced from cattle grazing by the River Axe meadows.
East Devon also has an association with famous men of history, including Sir Walter Raleigh who was born near East Budleigh; the first Duke of Marlborough, born near Axminster and ancestor of Sir Winston Churchill.
Devon wasn't where it is now, but instead close to the equator and enjoying Bahama style tropical weather.
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 AXMINSTER - Online Information article about AXMINSTER
He was the only son of John Addington Symonds, M.D. Symonds d'Ewes, the Puritan historian, is about 2 M. distant, and was formerly known as St Calyst.
battle of Brunanburh was fought in the valley of the Axe, and that the bodies of the Danish princes who perished in See also:
According to Domesday, Axminster was held by the king.
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 Crossing River Problems Page 1
In returning they had to cross the river Axe at a point where they had left a small boat in readiness.
Somebody was sent to the police-station, and a number of officers soon aided in the pursuit of the fugitives, who, in consequence of that delay in crossing the river, were quickly overtaken.
For a considerable time it was a mystery how the party of eight managed to cross the river in that little boat without any girl being ever left with a man, unless her betrothed was also present.
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 East Devon Countryside
Red Devon sandstone cliffs to the west contrast with the chalk outcrops which are more prevalent to the east of the district's coastline.
The most easterly river is the river Axe which rises at Cheddington in Dorset as a small stream.
The largest East Devon river is undoubtedly the Exe which runs along much of the west of the district.
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 Etched on Devon's Memory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
All in Devon, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly.
East Devon aircrew and airfields / compiled by Grahame Holloway for the East Devon Branch of the Aircrew Association.
District of Mid Devon, county of Devon : borough of Tiverton.
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 Etched on Devon's Memory
The estuary of the Axe was formerly much wider than it is to-day, probably half a mile across, and extended considerably farther southward than the present coastline.
By Leland's time the mouth of the Axe was almost barred by the high pebble ridge which forces the river through a narrow outlet on the E. side.
The railway killed this trade, the harbour was allowed to decay again, and a considerable part of the pier was swept away in a gale on Sunday, 31 January 1869.
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 Devon holidays | East Devon | Axe Valley | Jurassic Coast Holidays
devon holidays in east devon in the beautiful axe valley for bird watching and fishing.
The Axe Valley and the surrounding areas of natural beauty certainly offer plenty for every member of your family to do.
Our historic River Axe meets the sea at Lyme Bay, now part of the designated World Heritage Site and known as the Jurassic Coast.
www.axevalleyholidays.co.uk   (141 words)

  
 Devon - Psychology Central
This is because, around 7000 years ago the bristol channel didn't exist; instead there was a large bay stretching between pembrokeshire and devon; where the bristol channel is now was mainly a flat plain, although the mountain system of wales (the cambrian mountains) continued over to (what is now) exmoor and dartmoor.
Devon's other major rock system is the carboniferous sandstone which stretches from bideford to just outside bude (over the border in cornwall), which is generally better quality than the devonian sandstone, and also contributes to a gentler, greener, more rounded landscape.
North Devon Gazette Free local newspaper covering the Barnstaple, Bideford, Ilfracombe and South Molton areas of North Devon.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Devon   (1563 words)

  
 River Axe - TheBestLinks.com - Devon, English Channel, England, TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix a stub, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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River Axe, Devon, English Channel, England, River, TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix...
It rises north of Axminster and joins the English Channel at Axmouth near Seaton.
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 Devon - Axminster
AXMINSTER is a parish and small market town, upon a pleasant acclivity on the south-eastern side of the river Axe, near the borders of Dorsetshire, 5 miles N.W. of Lyme Regis, 9 miles E. by S. of Honiton, 25 miles E. by N. of Exeter, and 147 miles W.S.W. of London.
The parish is generally fertile, and is watered by the river Axe, which abounds in Salmon and other fish, and falls into the sea about six miles south of the town.
The COUNTY COURT is held at the Court House, Axminster, periodically, for a district comprising (in Devon) Axminster, Axmouth, Colyton, Combpyne, Dalwood, Kilmington, Membury, Musbury, Roosdown, Seaton-cum-Beer, Shute, Stockland, and Uplyme; (in Dorset) Catherstone Leweston, Charmouth, Chardstock, Hawkchurch, Lyme Regis, Thorncombe, and Wootton Fitzpaine.
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 Kilmington Cottage - Devon, England House Rental
Devon England house rental - 5 bedroom accomodation for 10 in stone cottage with view of Axe Valley.
This is a 3-story stone cottage that has grand views of the Axe Valley and rolling pasture land.
Fishing is available on the River Axe and carp fishing is available on the owner’s ponds (by prior arrangement).
www.gtunlimited.com /devonenglandhousesrentals.html   (365 words)

  
 AboutUs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Axe Vale and District Conservation Society is located in East Devon, centred about the Devon River Axe.
We consider our area to be roughly bounded on the North by Chard / Somerset border, to the East up to the Lyme Regis / Dorset Border, to the West at the outskirts of Sidmouth / Sidford and to the South we have the sea (Lyme Bay).
Our membership is not confined to the local community, we are pleased to have members from any part of the world who have an interest in conserving this beautiful area.
www.axevaleconsoc.supanet.com /page2.html   (274 words)

  
 East Devon AONB - Places to Visit
This historic house with tranquil valley garden is one of the hidden gems of East Devon.
East Devon 's favourite farm based tourist attraction, where you are guaranteed a fun day out for children and adults of all ages.
The centre is on the eastern side of the river Axe, beside the harbour and boasts a large range of sealife from the Seaton Bay, such as crabs, lobster, starfish, sea mice, sea hens, bass, skate etc. Sample the Seafood Delicatessen, or purchase your fishing tackle from the shop.
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 UK still in deep water
Severe flood warnings were announced on Sunday evening for the River Otter at Ottery St Mary and the River Axe at Axminster, both in Devon, and the River Wriggle at Chetnole and Yetminster in Dorset.
The front is expected to slow down as it passes across northern England where the Ouse, Derwent and Aire are all dangerously swollen.
There were 24 severe flood warnings on rivers in Yorkshire, the Midlands and Wales, and a further 66 flood warnings remained in force in England and Wales.
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 Search Results for Axe -¬†Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
It ran from the mouth of the River Axe in Devon by Axminster and Ilchester (Lindinae) to Bath (Aquae Sulis) and Cirencester,...
American woman suspected of murdering her stepmother and father; her trial became a national sensation in the United States.
Perhaps the most remarkable commercial building was the 40-story office tower at 30 St Mary Axe in London, by Foster and Partners.
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 BBC - Devon Discovering Devon - Home Town - Axmouth tour
The peace and tranquility of 20th Century Axmouth are sufficient reasons for visiting this picturesque East Devon village.
Where river meets sea you'll find the harbour, which accounted for one sixth of Devon's trade during the 16th century, but trading from the harbour has long since ended and it's now the home of the local fishermen and the Axe Yacht Club.
The bridge over the river was one of the first concrete bridges to be built in England and the only one still in existence.
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 Latin Names of Places
Auennus: River Avon, a tributary of the Clyde, Scotland.
Idumanus: Blackwater River, or the mouth of the Stour and Orwell, Essex.
Ituma, Ituna: River Eden, Cumberland; or Solway Firth.
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 Axe (Devon) Access   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The River Axe, Grade 1 in normal conditions, is a narrow river which winds through beautiful countryside.
It is a major fishing river whose Clubs and Members pay a high level of subscription for fishing rights.
It is therefore closed to canoeing during the fishing season March to October inclusive.
www.bcusouthwest.org.uk /access/axe_dev.htm   (391 words)

  
 Fishing in Devon
Superb fishing exists throughout Devon, details of just a few locations are listed along with their contact details.
Mid Devon, is renowned for its excellent fly fishing, due to it's fast flowing rivers.
Hatswell Meadows, nr Tiverton, with its own 20 acres of private river meadow and mile of fishing on the Exe, is located right in the heart of Devon's countryside, making it the ideal place to take a fishing holiday in Devon.
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 Devon, England travel directory
Devon and Cornish Coast - Extensive detailed information from coastal villages and towns of the Devon and Cornwall Coast.
Devon Explore - Tourism and leisure information for visitors to Devon - including holiday accommodation, tourist attractions and lots of photos of places to visit.
Devon Hotels.net - The purpose of the site is to provide the user with an easy means of securely booking an AA rated hotel in Devon.
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