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Kentisbury, Devon

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Kentisbury, Devon

Kentisbury is a rural civil parish in North Devon, England, bordering the Exmoor National Park, consisting of three small hamlets, Patchole, Kentisbury Ford and Kentisbury, approximately 10 miles north east of Barnstaple. The population at the 2001 census was 266 people.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS6243
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Kentisburyford ~ Chentesberie ~ Chentesberia

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

Kentisbury, par., Devon, 9 miles NE. of Barnstaple, 3129 ac., pop. 349; P.O., called Kentisburyford; contains the hamlet of West Kentisbury.

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