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Meshaw, Devon

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Meshaw, Devon

Meshaw is a village and civil parish in the North Devon district of Devon, England. Its nearest town is South Molton, which lies approximately 5.9 miles north-west from the village. The village lies just off the B3137 road. Meshaw also lies on the same B3137 road as Witheridge which is approximately 4.7 miles south-east of the village. In 2001 the population of the civil parish of Meshaw was 151. Meshaw is a closely knit community with good links to the A361 via Gidley Cross.
DistrictNorth Devon
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS7519
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 Meshaw, Devon has been known in the past


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

Meshaw, par. and vil., Devon, 5 miles SE. of South Molton, 1751 ac., pop. 162.

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