Brixton, Devon

Brixton is a village, parish and former manor situated near Plymouth in Devon, England. It is located on the A379 Plymouth to Kingsbridge road and is about 6 miles (9.7 km) from Plymouth. Its population is 1207.

It has views of the River Yealm. The church is 15th century, with a tower arch 200 years older.

Historic estates

The parish contains various historic estates including:

External sources

References

  1. Risdon, Tristram (d.1640), Survey of Devon, 1811 edition, London, 1811, with 1810 Additions, p.194
  2. Risdon, p.194; Vivian, Lt.Col. J.L., (Ed.) The Visitations of the County of Devon: Comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564 & 1620, Exeter, 1895, p.801, pedigree of "Wood of Harestone"

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