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Bondleigh, Devon

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Bondleigh, Devon

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.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS6504
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon 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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