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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Devon 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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