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High Bickington, Devon

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High Bickington, Devon

High Bickington is a small rural village (population approximately 700 people) in Devon, England. It is set in the picturesque North Devon landscape, between Exmoor, Dartmoor and Bodmin moor. The village is situated some 9 miles from Barnstaple, 10 miles from South Molton, 8 miles from Great Torrington and 33 miles from Exeter.
DistrictDevon West and Torridge
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS5920
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
Dialling code01769
Population700 (2001 est.)

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

Bickington ~ Bickington High

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

Bickington, High, par. with ry. sta., N. Devon, on river Taw, 7½ m. E. of Torrington, 4194 ac., pop. 689.

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