Dean Prior is a village and civil parish near the A38 road, in the South Hams district, in the county of Devon, England. It is located near the village of Buckfastleigh and north of South Brent. Dean Prior has a church called St George Martyr, Dean Prior, where the seventeenth-century poet Robert Herrick was vicar from 1629 to 1646 and 1660 to 1674, and is buried in an unmarked grave.
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