Lamerton

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Lamerton

Lamerton is a village and civil parish located 3 miles north-west of the town of Tavistock in Devon, England.[1] The village's school is called Lamerton Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School; affiliated with the Church of England, it enrols about 50 children aged 5–11.[2]

Historic estates[edit]

The parish of Lamerton contains various historic estates including:

  • Collacombe, long a seat of the Tremayne family, whose large monument dated 1588 survives in St Peter's parish church.

Notable natives[edit]

  • Philip Greening of Lamerton emigrated to Wisconsin, where he became a prosperous farmer, local official and state legislator

References[edit]

Coordinates: 50°34′N 4°11′W / 50.567°N 4.183°W / 50.567; -4.183