Churston Ferrers

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Churston Ferrers
Churston church from the southeast - - 991078.jpg
Churston Ferrers
Churston Ferrers is located in Devon
Churston Ferrers
Churston Ferrers
 Churston Ferrers shown within Devon
OS grid reference SX9056
Unitary authority Torbay
Ceremonial county Devon
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRIXHAM
Postcode district TQ5
Dialling code 01803
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Totnes
List of places

Coordinates: 50°24′00″N 3°33′25″W / 50.400°N 3.557°W / 50.400; -3.557

Churston Ferrers is an historic civil parish[1] within Torbay, in Devon, England. It contains the two villages of Churston, a coastal village, and the now larger Galmpton. It is situated in between Paignton and Brixham.

Churston railway station is on the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway. Churston Ferrers is also home to a very well respected grammar school, Churston Ferrers Grammar School.

The village golf club's president is the Welsh former snooker world number one, Ray Reardon. Churston Court Inn dates to the 12th century and is a Grade I listed building. Within the parish, off the Brixham Road, is situated Lupton House, a Palladian Country house.

Cultural references[edit]

In Agatha Christie's The ABC Murders, the third murder takes place in Churston.