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Chawleigh, Devon

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Chawleigh, Devon

Chawleigh is a village and civil parish in Mid Devon in the English county of Devon, situated just off the A377 between Crediton and Barnstaple. It has a population of 621. CHAWLEIGH, a parish and village on the south side of the Little Dart valley, 2 miles S.E. of Chulmleigh, contains 850 inhabitants, and 5,478 acres of land; and has two cattle fairs, on May 6 and the Tuesday before the last Thursday in October. L.W. Buck, Hy. Reed, Cpr. Northcote, and the Rev. J.
DistrictMid Devon
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS7112
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
Population621 (2001)

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

Chawley ~ Calvelie ~ Caleia ~ Caveleia

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

Chawleigh, par. and vil., N. Devon, on river Dart, 2 miles SE. of Chumleigh, 5020 ac., pop. 671; P.O.

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