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Iddesleigh, Devon

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Iddesleigh, Devon

Iddesleigh is a village and civil parish in the county of Devon, England. The settlement has ancient origins and is listed in the Domesday Book. The village lies on the B3217 road, roughly central in its parish of around 2,900 acres, about eight miles north of the town of Okehampton. Iddesleigh has been described as an attractive small village, with good views of Dartmoor to the south. Its church is a grade I listed building and there are a number of other listed buildings in the parish.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS5608
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

Other names by which Iddesleigh, Devon has been known in the past

Ieddeslegh ~ Edeslege ~ Iweslei ~ Ywesleia

Iddesleigh, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Iddesleigh, par. and vil., S. Devon, 4 miles NE. of Hatherleigh, 2952 ac., pop. 414; gives title to the Earl of Iddesleigh (Sir Stafford Northcote).

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