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This article is about Rewe, Devon, England, UK. For the sacred Mapuchean altar, see Rehue. For the German supermarket chain, see REWE. For other uses, see rewe (disambiguation).
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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Rewe
Rewe is located in Devon
 Rewe shown within Devon
Population 378 (civil parish, 2001 Census)
OS grid reference SX9499
Civil parish Rewe
District East Devon
Shire county Devon
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town EXETER
Postcode district EX5
Dialling code 01392
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Tiverton and Honiton
List of places

Coordinates: 50°47′02″N 3°29′49″W / 50.784°N 3.497°W / 50.784; -3.497

Rewe is a village and civil parish in the county of Devon in England. It lies on the river Culm, 5 miles (8 km) north of the city of Exeter and 9 miles (14 km) south of the town of Tiverton. Rewe is a linear village, with most of its buildings lying along the A396 road about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the larger village of Stoke Canon. The Reading to Plymouth railway line also passes through the village, but there has never been a station here; the nearest operating station (as of 2009) is Exeter St Davids. Before its closure, Stoke Canon station was the nearest.

The parish church is the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, built around 1450 in the Perpendicular Gothic style.

The hamlet of Up Exe (or Upexe) lies close to the River Exe about 2 miles (3 km) north of the village of Rewe and is included in Rewe civil parish, although it is closer to Silverton. Up Exe Halt railway station was on the Exe Valley Railway Line, which closed in 1963.

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