ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 57

Penstone

Penstone is a hamlet of some 21 houses in Devon, England, about 1 mile from the villages of Colebrooke and Coleford, close to the point where the Exeter-Barnstaple and former Exeter-Okehampton rail lines diverge, the latter is now a freight line ...

Pinhay

Pinhay is a hamlet in the civil parish of Combpyne Rousdon in the East Devon district of Devon, England. The hamlet lies approximately 1.5 miles south-west from Lyme Regis, its nearest town. Pinhay is home to Pinhay Bay, a large face of cliffs wh ...

Pinhay Bay

Pinhay Bay is a bay in Devon, on the south coast of England, about 2 kilometres southwest of Lyme Regis and about 6 kilometres east of Seaton. The bay receives its name from the hamlet of Pinhay which is situated slightly inland. Approximately 2 ...

Plympton Hundred

Plympton Hundred was the name of one of thirty two ancient administrative units of Devon, England. The parishes in the hundred were: Brixton, Plympton St. Mary, Plympton Saint Maurice, between plymstock, Revelstoke, shaugh prior, Wembury, and Yea ...

Plymtree

Plymtree is a small village and civil parish about 3.5 miles south of the town of Cullompton in the county of Devon, England. The parish is surrounded, clockwise from the north, by the parishes of Broadhembury, Payhembury, Clyst Hydon and Cullomp ...

Preston, Devon

Preston is a suburb located in the northern part of Paignton in Devon. Preston is a popular destination for family holidays and has two main beaches, Hollicombe, a red sandy beach with cliffs and rock pools, and Preston Sands with rock pools, bea ...

Puddington, Devon

Puddington is a small village in Mid Devon. It is approximately eight miles from the town of Tiverton. "Puddington" means "estate associated with a man named Putta". The 15th century parish Church. Thomas of Canterbury, is a grade II* listed buil ...

Pyworthy

Pyworthy is a village and civil parish in the far west of Devon, England. It forms part of the local government district of Torridge. The parish lies to the west of the town of Holsworthy. It is surrounded clockwise from the north-west by the par ...

Quoditch

Quoditch is a hamlet in the parish of Ashwater, part of the Torridge district of Devon, England. Its nearest town is Holsworthy, which lies approximately 5.6 miles north-west from the hamlet.

Rackenford

Rackenford is a village and civil parish in North Devon, England. It is roughly located 7.31 miles North West of Tiverton and 20 miles South East of Barnstaple

Rattery

Rattery is a village and civil parish in Devon, England, a few miles from Buckfastleigh, Ashburton, and Dartington. The name is often interpreted as a variant of "Red Tree" and is listed in the Domesday Book as Ratreu. The village is part of the ...

Raymonds Hill

Raymonds Hill is a residential area off the A35 road in Devon, England, right on the border with the county of Dorset. It is about 2 miles southeast of Axminster in East Devon, and about 3 miles northwest of Charmouth in Dorset. The body has a lo ...

Revelstoke, Devon

Revelstoke is a former civil parish, now in the parish of Newton and Noss, in the South Hams district, in the county of Devon, England. It has a church called Church of St Peter the Poor Fisherman. The parish contained the village of Noss Mayo. I ...

Rewe, Devon

Rewe is a village and civil parish in the county of Devon in England. It lies on the river Culm, 5 miles north of the city of Exeter and 9 miles south of the town of Tiverton. Rewe is a linear village, with most of its buildings lying along the A ...

Roachill

Roachill is a hamlet in the civil parish of Knowstone in the North Devon district of Devon, England. Its nearest town is Tiverton, which lies approximately 9.3 miles south-west from the hamlet, just off the A361 road.

Roadford Lake

Roadford Lake, also known as Roadford Reservoir is a man-made reservoir fed by the River Wolf. It is located to the north-east of Broadwoodwidger in West Devon, eight miles east of Launceston and is the largest area of fresh water in the southwes ...

Roborough Hundred

The hundred of Roborough was the name of one of thirty two ancient administrative units of Devon, England. Roborough, Torridge, was within Fremington Hundred The parishes in the hundred were: Walkhampton. Bickleigh near Plymouth. (Bickleigh рядом ...

Roborough, South Hams

Roborough is a village in the South Hams of Devon, England. Former home of Plymouth City Airport, Roborough lies just outside the northern boundary of the city of Plymouth on the main road to Tavistock, and is a popular dormitory village. The Lop ...

Romansleigh

Romansleigh is a village and civil parish in the North Devon district of Devon, England. It is surrounded clockwise from the north by the parishes of Mariansleigh, Meshaw, Chulmleigh, and Kings Nympton. In 2001 its population was 98, compared wit ...

Rose Ash

Rose Ash, formerly Ralph-Esse, is a village and civil parish in North Devon district, Devon, England. In the 2011 census it was recorded as having a population of 298. The neighbouring parishes of bishops nympton IN North, Knowstone and Rackenfor ...

RSPB Bowling Green Marsh

Bowling Green Marsh is a nature reserve located on the confluence of the River Exe and the River Clyst, near the town of Topsham in Devon. It is managed by the RSPB. Migratory birds including Siberian Brent geese, come to the marsh in the winter ...

Ruby Country

Ruby Country is the name given to the rural inland hinterland of north-west Devon, UK. It covers 45 parishes around the market towns of Holsworthy and Hatherleigh. These two towns were at the centre of the 2001 Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak, an ...

Salcombe Regis

Salcombe Regis is a coastal village near Sidmouth in Devon, England. Mentioned in the Domesday Book as "a manor called Selcoma" held by Osbern FitzOsbern, bishop of Exeter, the manor house stood on the site now occupied by Thorn Farm. The thorn t ...

Sampford Courtenay

Sampford Courtenay is a village and civil parish in West Devon in England, most famous for being the place where the Western Rebellion, otherwise known as the Prayerbook rebellion, first started, and where the rebels made their final stand. It ha ...

Sampford Spiney

Sampford Spiney is a village and civil parish in the Walkham valley, about 4 miles east south east of Tavistock, in the West Devon district, in the county of Devon, England. In 2011 the parish had a population of 117. The parish touches Walkhampt ...

Satterleigh and Warkleigh

Satterleigh and Warkleigh is a civil parish in North Devon district, Devon, England. In the 2011 census it was recorded as having a population of 170.

Saunton

Saunton is a village located approximately two miles from Braunton on the North Devon coast in the South West of England. A few kilometers, within the boundaries of the village of Braunton burrows the heart of the biosphere reserve North Devon is ...

Scorriton

The village is close to the town of Buckfastleigh and is situated just inside the boundaries of Dartmoor National Park. The village consists mostly of stone houses and about 20 homes, house, and popular INN, called the arms dealer. Faced with the ...

Shallowford, Devon

Shallowford is a hamlet in the civil parish of Furzehill in the North Devon district of Devon, England. Its nearest town is Lynton, which lies approximately 3.2 miles north-east from the hamlet.

Shebbear Hundred

Shebbear Hundred was the name of one of thirty-two ancient hundreds of Devon, England. Parishes in the hundred were: Abbotsham, Alwington, Beaford, Bideford, Buckland brewer, Buckland Filleigh, Bulkworthy, East Putford, Frithelstock, huish, right ...

Sheldon, Devon

Sheldon is a village and civil parish in the East Devon district of the county of Devon in England. It is located in the Blackdown Hills, 6.5 miles north-northwest of Honiton. In the 2011 UK census, its population was recorded as 189 persons, wit ...

Shillingford, Devon

Shillingford is a village two miles northeast of Bampton on the River Batherm in Mid Devon, close to the border with West Somerset. It is near the Exe Valley. Between 1826 and 1830, a turnpike road was built from Taunton to Bampton. This road lat ...

Shirwell

Shirwell is a village, civil parish and former manor in the local government district of North Devon, in the county of Devon, England. It was also formerly the name of a hundred of Devon. The village lies about 3.5 miles north-east of the town of ...

Shirwell Hundred

Shirwell Hundred was the name of one of thirty two ancient administrative units of Devon, England. The parishes in the hundred were: Arlington, Brandon, Challacombe, Charles, Countisbury, high Bray, Loxhore, Lynton, Martinhoe, Parracombe, Shirwel ...

Shute, Devon

Shute is a village, parish and former manor located 3 miles west of Axminster in East Devon, off the A35 road. It is surrounded by fields and woodland beneath 163-m Shute hill. Church. Michaels dates back to the 13th century and contains many mon ...

Smallridge

Smallridge is a hamlet in All Saints parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England. The hamlet is situated about 1 mile north of the town of Axminster. It is close to the A358 road, and is within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natu ...

South Molton Hundred

South Molton Hundred was the name of one of thirty two ancient administrative units of Devon, England. The parishes in the hundred were: East Anstey, bishops Tawton, Chittlehampton, George nympton on, Knowstone, Landkey, Molland, North Molton, Sa ...

Southleigh

Southleigh is a village and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England. Its nearest town is Colyton, which lies approximately 3 miles east from the village. Southleigh parish encompasses Wiscombe Park with its hill climb course. Th ...

Sparkwell

Sparkwell is a small village and civil parish in the South Hams district of Devon. Historically it was part of Haytor Hundred. His local Anglican Church is All Saints Church, Sparkwell. His local non-conformist Church is Congregational Church the ...

Spreyton

Spreyton is a small rural village just north of Dartmoor in Devon, England. Spreyton is famous for its connection to the tale of" Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all” who came from, and is thought to be buried in Spreyton. Some believe that if Uncle Tom ...

St. Marys Bay, Devon

St. Marys Bay is a sand and shingle beach located near the fishing town of Brixham, Devon, England. It has footpath access from a car park and can be reached as a detour from a walk along the coast path. There is a viewpoint on Sharkham Point abo ...

Stanborough Hundred

Stanborough Hundred was the name of one of thirty two ancient administrative units of Devon, England. The parishes in the hundred were: Buckfastleigh, Churchstow, Darlington, Dean prior, Diptford, East Allington, Holne, Kingsbridge, loddiswell, s ...

Starcross

Starcross is a village with a population of 1.780 situated on the west shore of the Exe Estuary in Teignbridge in the English county of Devon. The village is popular in summer with leisure craft, and is home to one of the United Kingdoms oldest s ...

Start Point, Devon

Start Point is a promontory in the South Hams district in Devon, England, grid reference SX832370. Close to the most southerly point in the county, it marks the southern limit of Start Bay, which extends northwards to the estuary of the River Dar ...

Stibb Cross

Stibb Cross is a small village in north Devon, England. It is included in the civil parish of Langtree and is located about one mile from that village. Its population in 2001 was 677. The word Stibb is derived from Old English styb, which referre ...

Stockland, Devon

Stockland is a village and civil parish in Devon, close to the Somerset boundary. The parish is surrounded clockwise from the north by the parishes of Yarcombe, Membury, Dalwood, Widworthy, Offwell, Cotleigh and Upottery. Its nearest neighbouring ...

Stockleigh English

Stockleigh English is a village and civil parish in Devon, England. It has a 15th-century church, Saint Mary the Virgin, which was restored 1878-83. Stockleigh court, in the parish which was the family home of the Laundry, who lived in Stockleigh ...

Stockleigh Pomeroy

Stockleigh Pomeroy is a village and civil parish in Devon, England at the foot of the Raddon Hills. The parish church which is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin has a Norman doorway. In 2016, the New town hall was opened, to replace the Nissen huts ...

Stoke Fleming

Stoke Fleming is a village and civil parish in the South Hams district of Devon, England. It lies on the A379 road about one and a half miles south of the town of Dartmouth, at the north end of Start Bay and within the South Devon Area of Outstan ...

Stoke Gabriel

Stoke Gabriel is a village and parish in Devon, England, situated on a creek of the River Dart. The village is a popular tourist destination in the South Hams and is famous for its mill pond and crab fishing. It is equidistant from Paignton, Dart ...