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Burr, Devon

Historical Description

Burr, an island in the mouth of the Avon, in Devonshire, 6 miles W of Kingsbridge. It has an area of about 10 acres, and is connected with the mainland at low water. It once had a chapel, and it is a station for the pilchard fishery.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5