Ugborough square and St Peters Church
|Ugborough shown within Devon|
|Population||1,736 (Parish) (2001)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Police||Devon and Cornwall|
|Fire||Devon and Somerset|
|EU Parliament||South West England|
Ugborough is a village and civil parish in South Hams in the English county of Devon. It has a large church with a history going back to 1121. It also contains a small junior school and pre-school, a village hall and a central square. A public bus service runs through Ugborough (on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday), as does a bus to the local secondary school at Ivybridge. It holds a fair every year in July, with traditional games and stalls. More recently a Youth Group has been set up, catering for many of the village's children. Ugborough is 2 miles (3.2 km) from the Devon Expressway the A38. The main bulk of the village is situated encircling a central village square. In the village hall, which doubles as a pre-school, various entertainments are held mainly in the summer months ranging from live music to themed evenings.
The parish, which has a population of 1,736, includes a number of settlements other than the village such as Bittaford, Wrangaton (which once had a railway station), Cheston and Moorhaven Village To the southeast of Ugborough, within the parish, is Fowlescombe Manor.
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