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Newton Abbot is a busy market town that located near the south coast of Devon, the market dates back to 1220.

Must see sights include: the Alexandra Theatre, St Leonards Tower, Forde House, Bradley manor, the Passmore Edwards Public Library, the Workhouse, Tucker?s Maltings, Ye Olde Cider Bar and the Town Museum.

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Newton Abbot Town Council
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"What is now known as Newton Abbot comprises two adjoining 'twin' boroughs which are for ecclesiastical purposes in separate parishes and for civil purposes in separate hundreds, viz: Newton Abbot in Wolborough parish and Haytor hundred . . . and Newton Bushel in Highweek parish and Teignbridge hundred."

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Ay-Champagne - France
Besigheim - Germany

The Newton Abbot flag was adopted by the Town Council in 2009 and incorporates the new St Leonard?s Tower logo into the standard Devon County flag. The colours have been described as ?green for the moors, black for the granite and white for the clay.

  • Last visit to Newton Abbot: Jun 2012
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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