Newton Abbot

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    newton abbot view.jpg
    view over central newton abbot taken from wolborough hill, july 2005
    newton abbot is located in devon
    newton abbot
    newton abbot
    location within devon
    population25,556 (2011)
    civil parish
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    • teignbridge
    shire county
    • devon
    • south west
    sovereign stateunited kingdom
    post townnewton abbot
    postcode districttq12
    dialling code01626
    policedevon and cornwall
    firedevon and somerset
    ambulancesouth western
    uk parliament
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    50°31′44″n 3°36′36″w / 50°31′44″n 3°36′36″w / 50.529; -3.610

    newton abbot is a market town and civil parish on the river teign in the teignbridge district of devon, england, with a population of 25,556.[1] it grew rapidly in the victorian era as the home of the south devon railway locomotive works. this later became a major steam engine shed, retained to service british railways diesel locomotives until 1981. it now houses the brunel industrial estate. the town has a race course nearby, the most westerly in england,[2] and a country park, decoy.[3] it is twinned with besigheim in germany and ay in france.

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Newton Abbot
Newton abbot view.jpg
View over central Newton Abbot taken from Wolborough Hill, July 2005
Newton Abbot is located in Devon
Newton Abbot
Newton Abbot
Location within Devon
Population25,556 (2011)
Civil parish
  • Newton Abbot
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtTQ12
Dialling code01626
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
FireDevon and Somerset
AmbulanceSouth Western
UK Parliament
List of places
50°31′44″N 3°36′36″W / 50°31′44″N 3°36′36″W / 50.529; -3.610

Newton Abbot is a market town and civil parish on the River Teign in the Teignbridge District of Devon, England, with a population of 25,556.[1] It grew rapidly in the Victorian era as the home of the South Devon Railway locomotive works. This later became a major steam engine shed, retained to service British Railways diesel locomotives until 1981. It now houses the Brunel industrial estate. The town has a race course nearby, the most westerly in England,[2] and a country park, Decoy.[3] It is twinned with Besigheim in Germany and Ay in France.

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