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A La Ronde is an 18th-century 16-sided house located near Lympstone, Exmouth, Devon, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust.
Augusta Ada King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace (née Byron; 10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852) was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine.
Alex Wade (born 1966) is a British writer, freelance journalist and media lawyer.
Anastasius I (Flavius Anastasius Augustus; Ἀναστάσιος; 9 July 518) was Byzantine Emperor from 491 to 518.
Antonio Giovanni Corbisiero (born 17 November 1984) is an English semi-professional footballer who is currently a free agent.
The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.
An atmospheric railway uses differential air pressure to provide power for propulsion of a railway vehicle.
The Avocet Line is the railway line in England connecting Exeter with Exmouth.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
Beer Quarry Caves is a man-made limestone underground complex located about a mile west of the village of Beer, Devon, and the main source in England for beer stone.
Birdwatching, or birding, is a form of wildlife observation in which the observation of birds is a recreational activity or citizen science.
A boathouse (or a boat house) is a building especially designed for the storage of boats, normally smaller craft for sports or leisure use.
Breccia is a rock composed of broken fragments of minerals or rock cemented together by a fine-grained matrix that can be similar to or different from the composition of the fragments.
Brian Charles John Sedgemore (17 March 1937 – 29 April 2015, The Guardian, 6 May 2015) was a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom; he was a Member of Parliament from 1974 until 1979, and from 1983 until 2005.
Budleigh Salterton is a small town on the coast in East Devon, England, south-east of Exeter.
The Budleigh Salterton Railway was a single track branch railway line that ran from a junction on the Sidmouth Railway at to via four intermediate stations.
Byzantine currency, money used in the Eastern Roman Empire after the fall of the West, consisted of mainly two types of coins: the gold solidus and a variety of clearly valued bronze coins.
Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
A century (from the Latin centum, meaning one hundred; abbreviated c.) is a period of 100 years.
A chapel of ease (or chapel-of-ease) is a church building other than the parish church, built within the bounds of a parish for the attendance of those who cannot reach the parish church conveniently.
Charles Gifford (February 24, 1821 – 20 April 1896) was an Ontario political figure.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
A parish church in the Church of England is the church which acts as the religious centre for the people within the smallest and most basic Church of England administrative region, the parish – since the 19th century called the ecclesiastical parish (outside meetings of the church) to avoid confusion with the civil parish which many towns and villages have.
In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.
Collett Leventhorpe (May 15, 1815 – December 1, 1889) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
Commuting is periodically recurring travel between one's place of residence and place of work, or study, and in doing so exceed the boundary of their residential community.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
Conrad David Humphreys (born 13 February 1973) is a professional yachtsman, adventurer and motivational speaker.
Dawlish Warren is a small seaside resort near the town of Dawlish in Teignbridge on the south coast of Devon in England.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
Devon County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Dorset (archaically: Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.
East Devon is a local government district in Devon, England.
East Devon is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2001 by Hugo Swire of the Conservative Party.
East Devon Eagles are a rugby league team based in Exmouth, Devon.
The East Devon Way is a long distance footpath in England.
Edward Stewart Mainwaring (23 April 1941 – 9 January 2016), known as Ed "Stewpot" Stewart, was an English broadcaster.
The Edwardian era or Edwardian period of British history covers the brief reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended in both directions to capture long-term trends from the 1890s to the First World War.
Entomology is the scientific study of insects, a branch of zoology.
An esplanade or promenade is a long, open, level area, usually next to a river or large body of water, where people may walk.
Eugenius Birch (20 June 1818 – 8 January 1884) was a 19th-century English seaside architect, civil engineer and noted builder of promenade-piers.
The Exe estuary is an estuary on the south coast of Devon, England.
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon, England, with a population of 129,800 (mid-2016 EST).
Exeter City Council is the council and local government of the city of Exeter, Devon.
Exeter St Davids is the principal railway station serving the city of Exeter in Devon, England.
Exmouth is a port town, civil parish and seaside resort, sited on the east bank of the mouth of the River Exe.
Exmouth Community College is an academy in Exmouth, Devon, England.
Exmouth Lifeboat Station is the base for Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) search and rescue operations at Exmouth, Devon, England.
Exmouth railway station serves the town of Exmouth in Devon, England and is south east of.
Exmouth Rugby Football Club is a rugby union team based in Exmouth in Devon.
The Exmouth to Starcross Ferry is a passenger ferry which crosses the mouth of the River Exe in the English county of Devon.
Exmouth Town Football Club is a football club based in Exmouth, Devon, England.
A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
Francis Danby (16 November 1793 – 9 February 1861) was an Irish painter of the Romantic era.
The French Revolution (Révolution française) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799.
Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830.
Graham Hurley, born in 1946 at Clacton on Sea, is an English crime fiction writer.
A harbor or harbour (see spelling differences; synonyms: wharves, haven) is a sheltered body of water where ships, boats, and barges can be docked.
Holy Trinity Church, Exmouth is a Grade II* listed parish church in the Church of England in Exmouth.
Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was a British flag officer in the Royal Navy.
Hugh Seymour Davies (23 April 1943 – 1 January 2005) was a musicologist, composer, and inventor of experimental musical instruments.
Sir Hugo George William Swire, (born 30 November 1959) is a British Conservative Party politician.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th-century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions".
Sir Percy James Grigg, KCB, KCSI, PC (16 December 1890 – 5 May 1964), better known as Sir James Grigg, was a British civil servant who was unexpectedly moved, at the behest of then-Prime Minister Winston Churchill, from being the Permanent Under-Secretary of State at the War Office to become Secretary of State for War, the political head of the same department during the Second World War.
General John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, 1st Prince of Mindelheim, 1st Count of Nellenburg, Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, (26 May 1650 – 16 June 1722 O.S.) was an English soldier and statesman whose career spanned the reigns of five monarchs.
John Nutt was a 17th-century English pirate.
John Rolle, 1st Baron Rolle (1750 – 3 April 1842) was a British peer who served as a Member of Parliament in general support of William Pitt the Younger and was later an active member of the House of Lords.
The Jurassic Coast is a World Heritage Site on the English Channel coast of southern England.
A rescue lifeboat is a boat rescue craft which is used to attend a vessel in distress, or its survivors, to rescue crew and passengers.
A lifeguard is a rescuer who supervises the safety and rescue of swimmers, surfers, and other water sports participants such as in a swimming pool, water park, beach or river.
This list is of towns and cities in Devon in order of their population, according to the 2011 census data from the Office for National Statistics.
Littleham railway station was a railway station that served Littleham, Exmouth, in Devon, England.
Littleham is an area of Exmouth in East Devon, England.
The London and South Western Railway (LSWR) was a railway company in England from 1838 to 1922.
Lyme Regis is a town in West Dorset, England, west of Dorchester and east of Exeter.
Lympstone is a village and civil parish in East Devon in the English county of Devon.
A map is a symbolic depiction emphasizing relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, or themes.
Matt Lane (born September 5, 1977) is an American middle-distance runner.
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.
Mineral spas are spa resorts developed around naturally occurring mineral springs.
The Minor Counties Cricket Championship is a season-long competition in England that is contested by those county cricket clubs that do not have first-class status.
The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.
A nature reserve (also called a natural reserve, bioreserve, (natural/nature) preserve, or (national/nature) conserve) is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.
The New Red Sandstone, chiefly in British geology, is composed of beds of red sandstone and associated rocks laid down throughout the Permian (280 million years ago) to the end of the Triassic (about 200 million years ago), that underlie the Jurassic-Triassic age Penarth Group.
Orcombe Point is a coastal feature near Exmouth, Devon, on the south coast of England.
The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Pam St Clement (born Pamela Ann Clements; 11 May 1942) is an English actress, best known for playing Pat Butcher in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders regularly from June 1986 until January 2012, with a guest appearance in May 2016, therefore becoming one of the programme's longest-serving cast members.
A parish is a church territorial entity constituting a division within a diocese.
Patricia Beer (4 November 1924 – 15 August 1999) was an English poet and critic.
Pauline Collins, (born 3 September 1940), is an English actress of stage, television, and film, who first came to prominence portraying Sarah Moffat in Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–73) and its spin-off, Thomas & Sarah (1979).
Pearl Lavinia Carr (born 2 November 1923) and Edward Victor "Teddy" Johnson (4 September 1919 – 6 June 2018) were an English husband-and-wife team of entertainers, popular during the 1950s and early 1960s.
Pete Lee-Wilson is a British television and film actor.
Peter Knight (23 June 1917 – 30 July 1985) was an English musical arranger, conductor and composer.
Poole is a large coastal town and seaport in the county of Dorset, on the south coast of England.
Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.
Ronald Frederick Delderfield (12 February 1912 – 24 June 1972) was an English novelist and dramatist, some of whose works have been adapted for television.
Rebecca Newman is an English soprano singer and songwriter.
The River Exe in England rises at Exe Head, near the village of Simonsbath, on Exmoor in Somerset, from the Bristol Channel coast, but flows more or less directly due south, so that most of its length lies in Devon.
Robert 'Bob' Ian Dawson (born 29 March 1970) is a former English cricketer.
Robin James Edwin Bush (12 March 1943 – 22 June 2010) was the resident historian for the first nine series of Channel 4's archaeology series Time Team, appearing in 39 episodes between 1994 and 2003.
Rolle College was a teacher training college in Exmouth, Devon, England, which formed the Exmouth campus of the University of Plymouth until its closure in 2009.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea around the coasts of the UK, the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man as well as on some inland waterways.
The Rugby League Conference (RLC) (also known as the Co-operative Rugby League Conference as a result of sponsorship from The Co-operative Group), was a series of regionally based divisions of amateur rugby league teams spread throughout England, Scotland and Wales.
Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.
Sandy Bay is a secluded bay with a sand beach, about long, in Exmouth, Devon, England.
A seaside resort is a resort town or resort hotel, located on the coast.
A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Great Britain or an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) in the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom and Isle of Man.
The South West Coast Path is England's longest waymarked long-distance footpath and a National Trail.
The South West Peninsula League (SWPL) is a football competition in England, which was formed in 2007 from the merger of the Devon County League and the South Western League.
A spit or sandspit is a deposition bar or beach landform off coasts or lake shores.
Peter "Spud" Rowsell (born 1944) is a yachtsman and boatbuilder based in Exmouth, Devon, England.
Stagecoach Gold is a luxury bus sub-brand used by various Stagecoach bus subsidiaries in the United Kingdom.
Stagecoach South West is a bus operator providing services in Devon and East Cornwall along with coach services to Bristol.
Starcross is a village with a population of 1,780 situated on the west shore of the Exe Estuary in Teignbridge in the English county of Devon.
Tabula Peutingeriana (Latin for "The Peutinger Map"), also referred to as Peutinger's Tabula or Peutinger Table, is an illustrated itinerarium (ancient Roman road map) showing the layout of the cursus publicus, the road network of the Roman Empire.
The Barn, in Exmouth, Devon, England, is a seaside house, now a hotel, dating from 1896 and designed in Arts and Crafts style by the architect Edward Schroeder Prior.
The Maer Ground is a cricket ground in Exmouth, Devon.
Time Team was a British television series that originally aired on Channel 4 from 16 January 1994 to 7 September 2014.
Tom Andrews is currently living in London, England is a British singer and the second artist to be signed to Ellen DeGeneres' record label Eleveneleven.
Topsham is a town in Exeter in the county of Devon, England, on the east side of the River Exe, immediately north of its confluence with the River Clyst and the former's estuary, between Exeter and Exmouth.
A town is a human settlement.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United Reformed Church (URC) is a Christian church in the United Kingdom.
The University of Plymouth is a public university based predominantly in Plymouth, England where the main campus is located, but the university has campuses and affiliated colleges across South West England.
A viaduct is a bridge composed of several small spans for crossing a valley, dry or wetland, or forming an overpass or flyover.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
Walking (also known as ambulation) is one of the main gaits of locomotion among legged animals.
Sir Walter Raleigh (or; circa 155429 October 1618) was an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy and explorer.
William Francis de Vismes Kane (1840 – 1918) was an Irish entomologist Born in Exmouth, Devon Kane lived at Drumreaske Housein Monaghan.
William Kyd (fl. 1430–1453) was a 15th-century English pirate active in Southwest England from the 1430s until the 1450s.
Windsurfing is a surface water sport that combines elements of surfing and sailing.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Xiamara Sophia Vigor (born 23 June 2009), also known as "Xia", is a British-Filipino child actress and TV host in the Philippines.