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Marldon

Marldon is a village in the South Hams in Devon, United Kingdom, lying just west of Paignton. It is the easternmost Civil Parish in the South Hams.[1] Its population is about 2,300.

History

Church records date back to 1598.[2] Marldon was a small village until the 1960s when major residential development took place.[3]

Marldon is known locally for its Apple Pie fair, which originated in the nineteenth century and was revived in 1958.[4]

Amenities

Marldon has a village hall which hosts a women's institute that meets monthly.[5]

External links

  • Marldon at Devon Libraries Local Studies service
  • Marldon History group
  • Marldon at GENUKI

References

Coordinates: 50°27′40″N 3°35′54″W / 50.4612°N 3.5982°W / 50.4612; -3.5982

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