The old part of Marldon
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Marldon is a village in the South Hams in Devon, United Kingdom, to the north-west of Paignton. It is the most northeasterly Civil Parish in the South Hamsand includes the village of Compton with Compton Castle. Beacon Hill transmitting station is on the highest point in the parish.
Church records date back to 1598.The parish was in the Haytor Hundred. Marldon was a small village until the 1960s when major residential development took place.
Marldon is known locally for its Apple Pie fair which originated in the nineteenth century and was revived in 1958.
Marldon is an active community with many clubs and groups meeting regularly.
Two walking trails pass through the village:
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