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Bow, Devon

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Bow, Devon

Bow is a village and civil parish in the Mid Devon district of Devon, England, about 8 miles west of Crediton. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,093. There is an adjoining hamlet of Nymet Tracey which shares a church with Bow and much common history.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS7201
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

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

Nymet Tracey

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

Bow, or Nymet Tracey, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Bow), N. Devon, 15 miles NW. of Exeter, 2740 ac., pop. 815; P.O., T.O., called Bow; 1 Bank.

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