Three Towns

Three Towns

The Three Towns is the term often used to refer to the neighbouring Devon, England towns of Plymouth, Devonport and East Stonehouse, which were formally merged in 1914 to become the Borough of Plymouth.

In 1928, the Borough was granted City status by Royal Charter.

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