The Village of Brixton

St Mary's Church, Brixton

Brixton Primary School and Community Centre

Sherford housing development

Welcome to the official website for Brixton Devon

Brixton Parish offers the opportunity to embrace village and rural life: a sense of community, tranquillity, a safe environment with public green spaces and beautiful landscapes benefitting from a wide range of local facilities.   Our community benefits from both the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the close proximity to the historic port city of Plymouth.

The parish of Brixton has a long history which can be traced back to the Domesday Book. The local economy was traditionally based on farming, together with other rural and commercial activities around the river Yealm.  The village of Brixton visibly reflects its history with its 14th Century Church and Priests’ Cottages, alongside the historic Feoffee Trust owned cottages and park.

Modern housing, such as Carrollsland (to the south west) and Canes Orchard in Brixton Village, has shaped the current character of the parish and the community, as demand for homes has grown over the years.  Construction started of the new town of Sherford in 2016, much of which is currently within the Brixton Parish boundary.

South Devon AONB

There are lots of events going on in and around the South Devon AONB this June

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1st June 2022

Queen's Platinum Jubilee - The Big Picnic

The Big Picnic

Saturday 2nd June 2.30pm - 5.30pm

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31st May 2022

Queen's Platinum Jubilee events in Brixton - 2nd June to 5th June 2022

Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Planned events in Brixton for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend

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28th May 2022

Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Brixton Platinum Jubilee programme of events

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27th May 2022

DCC weekly roundup

Pilot transport schemes to tackle loneliness; free supermarket vouchers for May half-term; support for young people into employment; care workers applauded; we welcome our new Chairman and celebrating the Jubilee weekend ahead

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27th May 2022

Devon County Council weekly round up

Help for households with the rising cost of living; multi-million pound plans for ambitious improvements and do you know a community hero worthy of an award?

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6th May 2022

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