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Zeal Monachorum, Devon

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Zeal Monachorum, Devon

Zeal Monachorum (Latin translation Cell of the Monks) is a village and civil parish in the Mid Devon district of Devon, England, about 18 miles north-west of Exeter, situated on the River Yeo. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 398. The parish of Zeal Monachorum covers an area of almost 3,400 acres (1370 hectares) at a height of 280 - 640 feet above sea level (85 – 195 metres).
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS7204
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

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

Zeal Monachorum, par., Devon, 7 miles NW. of Crediton, 3264 ac., pop. 468; the manor belonged to Buckfast monastery.

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