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Umberleigh, Devon

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Umberleigh, Devon

Umberleigh is a former large manor within the historic hundred of (North) Tawton, but today a small village in North Devon in England. It was historically an ecclesiastical parish of itself, but following the building of the church at Atherington it became a part of that parish. It forms however a part of the civil parish of Chittlehampton, which is mostly located on the east side of the River Taw.
DistrictNorth Devon
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS6023
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

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

Umberlie ~ Umberleia

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