Three Towns

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Map of c.1854 showing the Three Towns: Devonport with its defences to the left, Stonehouse in the centre, Plymouth to the right

The Three Towns is a term used to refer to the neighbouring towns of Plymouth, Devonport and East Stonehouse in the county of Devon, England. They were formally merged in 1914 to become the Borough of Plymouth.[1] In 1928, the Borough was granted City status by Royal Charter.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-09. Retrieved 2008-07-19. 

Coordinates: 50°22′17″N 4°08′33″W / 50.37139°N 4.14250°W / 50.37139; -4.14250