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Bondleigh is a village and civil parish in the West Devon district of Devon, England, on the River Taw, north of North Tawton. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 123. The church, though 15th century, has traces of a Norman window above the chancel, as well as other Norman features: carved stones in the walls, the baptismal font and a tympanum. There are old bench-ends, and 15th century glass. In the churchyard is the shaft of its ancient cross, possibly once a megalith.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Devon and Cornwall|
Other names by which Bondleigh, Devon has been known in the past
Bundley ~ Boleneia ~ Bolenei
Bondleigh, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Bondleigh, par., S. Devon, on river Taw, 2 miles NW. of North Tawton, 1784 ac., pop. 189.
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