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Devon, also known as Devonshire, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south. It is part of South West England, bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the north east, and Dorset to the east. The city of Exeter is the county town.

The county is mentioned in the nursery rhyme Ten Little Indians.

Agatha Christie and Devon[]

Devon in the works by Agatha Christie[]

Agatha Christie occasionally uses real world names of locations but more often than not she would use a fictional name but even so, the real world inspiration is reasonably easy to determine.


South Hams and Burgh Island[]

Torquay and environs[]

Dartmouth and Greenway[]



  1. So say some resources such as this one but more verification needed.