Bere Ferrers

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Bere Ferrers
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Bere Ferrers leading down to the River Tavy
Bere Ferrers is located in Devon
Bere Ferrers
Bere Ferrers
Location within Devon
Population2,989 (2011)
OS grid referenceSX4563
Civil parish
  • Bere Ferrers
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtPL20
Dialling code01822
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
FireDevon and Somerset
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
50°27′04″N 4°10′37″W / 50.451°N 4.177°W / 50.451; -4.177Coordinates: 50°27′04″N 4°10′37″W / 50.451°N 4.177°W / 50.451; -4.177

Bere Ferrers, sometimes called Beerferris, is a village and civil parish on the Bere peninsula in West Devon in the English county of Devon. It is located to the north of Plymouth, on the west bank of the River Tavy. It has a railway station on the Tamar Valley Line.

The civil parish includes the whole of the Bere peninsula, including the village of Bere Alston and the smaller settlements of Tuckermarsh, Rumleigh, Buttspill, Braunder, Cotts, Hewton, Weir Quay, Clamoak, Gnatham and Collytown. In 2001 the parish had a population of 3,066;[1] this had decreased to 2,989 in 2011.[2]

Parish church[edit]


  • Rogers, W.H. Hamilton, The Strife of the Roses and Days of the Tudors in the West, Exeter, 1890, pp. 1–36, Willoughby de Broke

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  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : West Devon Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 29 January 2010
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 16 February 2015.

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