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North Tawton, Devon

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North Tawton, Devon

North Tawton is a small town in Devon, England, situated on the river Taw.
DistrictWest Devon
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS6601
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 code01837 82
Population1,752 (FHSA 2005)

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

Tawton ~ Tawton North

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

Tawton, North.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., Devon, on river Taw, 6½ miles NE. of Okehampton, 5814 ac., pop. 1868; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

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