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Exbourne, Devon

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Exbourne, Devon

Exbourne is a village and civil parish in the English county of Devon. It lies in West Devon, about 5 miles north of Okehampton. It lies in a primarily agricultural location and the local parish council represents both Exbounre and nearby Jacobstowe. There is a Church of England Primary School which has three classes with about sixty children on roll. The public house is called the 'Red Lion' has undergone an extensive work to make it the heart of the village once again.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS6002
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Echeburne ~ Etcheborna ~ Hechesburne

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

Exbourne, par. and vil., S. Devon, 4½ miles SE. of Hatherleigh, 2121 ac., pop. 376; P.O.

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