Kingsbridge

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For the Kingsbridge in New York City, see Kingsbridge, Bronx, New York.
For the Kingsbridge of Ken Follett's writing, see The Pillars of the Earth.

Template:GBdot Kingsbridge is a town in Devon, England, in the South Hams district, with a population of about 16,000. It is at the very north of the Kingsbridge Estuary (an extreme example of a ria).

The town is quite isolated—no major trunk roads go near it, though the A379 and A381 do, and it has no railway station (the branch line via South Brent, opened in 1893, was closed down in the 1960s as part of the Beeching Axe). It has, however, been the main market town in the area for centuries.

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