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Location Devonshire, England
Position Town
Appearances "Silver Blaze"

Tavistock is a market town located on the edge of Dartmoor in Devonshire, England. It is situated on the River Tavy, for which it is named. Inspector Gregory is the local police representative. Two miles east of the city is the village of King's Pyland, home of the racing establishment of Colonel Ross, which itself is two miles across the moor from Mapleton. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson visited this town while investigating the disappearance of Silver Blaze in the story of the same name.