Marldon

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The old part of Marldon

Marldon is a village in the South Hams in Devon, United Kingdom, lying just west of Paignton. It is the easternmost Civil Parish in the South Hams.[1] Its population is about 2,300.

History[edit]

Church records date back to 1598.[2] Marldon was a small village until the 1960s when major residential development took place.[3]

Marldon is known locally for its Apple Pie fair, which originated in the nineteenth century and was revived in 1958.[4]

Amenities[edit]

Marldon has a village hall which hosts a women's institute that meets monthly.[5]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ South Hams Local Plan Review (pdf) p.44(retrieved 20 December 2008)
  2. ^ Marldon by John Stabb(retrieved 20 December 2008)
  3. ^ South Hams Local Plan Review (pdf) p.44(retrieved 20 December 2008)
  4. ^ "Apple Pie fair" (retrieved 20 December 2008]
  5. ^ http://www.information.gb.com/marldon/wi.html

Coordinates: 50°27′40″N 3°35′54″W / 50.4612°N 3.5982°W / 50.4612; -3.5982