How many Christie stories are set around Devon?

How many stories are set around Devon? I know a few of Poiort, but not allot of the others 


  • GKCfanGKCfan Wisconsin, United States
    And Then There Were None and Evil Under the Sun are set off the coast of Devon.
  • What about Sleeping Murder?
  • GKCfanGKCfan Wisconsin, United States
    @Griselda, yes, Sleeping Murder is set in part in Dillmouth in Devon.
  • Dr.SheppardDr.Sheppard Oxford, UK
    @Luke, regarding Christie stories set around Devon, you might look at 'The Official Guide to Agatha Christie in Devon' by Creative Media Publishing Ltd, 2009. Although it is currently on sale for a ridiculous price on Amazon, I bought my copy for £3.99 in September 2014. 
    Here are a few of the items mentioned in the guide (hope it's of interest):
    • The bungalow opposite her former home, Ashfield on Barton Road in Torquay, was the inspiration for Crow’s Nest in Three Act Tragedy.
    • The Caves at Corbyn Head appear in Postern of Fate.
    • Ashfield was used as The Laurels in Postern of Fate.
    • A plateau on the cliff edge just below Torquay Golf Course is thought to be the crime scene in Why didn’t they ask Evans.
    • The fictional Cornish town of St Loo is obviously Torquay in Peril at End House.
    • The Imperial Hotel is The Majestic Hotel in Peril at End House.
    • End House is based on the house that stood at Rock End very close to the Imperial Hotel in Peril at End House .
    • The Imperial Hotel is itself in Sleeping Murder.
    • The Imperial Hotel (The Majestic) appears in The Body in the Library.
    • Kent’s Cavern as Hempsley Cavern in The Man in the Brown suit.
    • Maypool Youth Hostel at Galmpton was renamed Hoodown Youth Hostel in Dead Man’s Folly.
    • Galmpton becomes Nassecombe in Dead Man’s Folly.
    • Dittisham the village opposite Greenway Quay, became Gitcham in Dead Man’s Folly.
    • Poirot arrives at Churston station Galmpton from London Paddington in The ABC Murders.
    • Greenway House was used as a setting in several books, as Sunny Point House in Ordeal by Innocence.
    • The large wooden Baghdad chest in the hall at Greenway featured in The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest and The Mystery of the Spanish Chest.
    • Greenway is the setting for Five Little Pigs and Dead Man’s Folly.
    • Burgh Island is the setting for And Then There Were None and Evil Under the Sun.
    • The Royal George Hotel  in Dartmouth is the setting for The Regatta Mystery.
    • Morland Hotel on Dartmoor was believed to be where Christie wrote The Mysterious Affair at Styles.
  • Wow, this is fantastic info! Can't wait to go there for a themed holiday!! Wonder which buildings are still similar?
  • Tommy_A_JonesTommy_A_Jones Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

    The Sittaford Mystery.

  • Dr.SheppardDr.Sheppard Oxford, UK
    The Sittaford Mystery is not covered by the 'The Official Guide to Agatha Christie in Devon', however, the thoughts are that:
    'Exhampton' is readily recognisable as Okehampton. There is a Sittaford Tor on Dartmoor, which gave Christie the name. The physical location of her fictional settlement of Sittaford closely matches that of Belstone, but its description also evokes Throwleigh where Christie owned a house.
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