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Yarnscombe, Devon

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Yarnscombe, Devon

Yarnscombe is a small village at the centre of the Yarnscombe parish in the Torridge area of Devon, England. Yarnscome is approximately 5 miles from Great Torrington and 8 miles from Barnstaple. In the year 2001 census the population was recorded at 300. Yarnscombe has a church by the name of St Andrews, and a Village Hall which is available to hire for parties, wedding receptions etc.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS5623
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Herlescome ~ Hernescome

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

Yarnscombe, par. and vil., Devon, 3 miles W. of Umberleigh sta. and 5 miles NE. of Torrington, 3047 ac., pop. 266.

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