Tiverton, located in Devon, has been a settlement since the Stone Age. The top of Exeter Hill, which rests above town, is the site of an Iron Age hill fort. Cranmore Castle is also situated at the top of Exeter Hill. Over the years the town of Tiverton has expanded greatly as a result of its wool trade. Today, Tiverton has experienced a period of revival and has much to offer visitors to the local area, including a variety of different sights, eating establishments, shops and accommodation options. Tiverton can be easily reached from other towns in the area.
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The English town of Tiverton is located within the County that is known as Devon. The town of Tiverton is a major area within the district of Mid Devon. The town of Tiverton has a population of about twenty thousand.
The town of Tiverton has undergone massive changes over the last few years and this work began with the construction of the A361, which is often commonly referred to as the link road for North Devon. This new road was constructed during the later part of the 1980's. During the 1990's there was a new industrial estate built at the area that is known as Little Gornhay and this area is located on the north eastern border of the town.
The demand for housing within the United Kingdom has driven house prices up and this is especially the case within the Southwestern part of the United Kingdom. The town of Tiverton has become one of the most popular quite towns for commuter and people from Tiverton commute to Taunton and Exeter. The growth of the town has been supported by large housing projects that focus on the north of the town. These housing projects are being carried out by some of the largest companies including Barrett Homes, Westbury Homes and also Bellaway Homes to name a few.
There is a strong educational network within the town and this consists of eight primary schools, one secondary school and also one further educational college. The secondary school is known as Tiverton High and it is the local community high school and also a specialist college for visual arts. The college that is based within the town is known as the college of East Devon and this college shares a campus with the high school.
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