Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Devon » Morchard Bishop, Devon - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Morchard Bishop, Devon

Local area map loading...

Morchard Bishop, Devon

Morchard Bishop is a village and civil parish in Mid Devon in the English county of Devon. It has a population of 975, and contains a primary school, two churches, and a playing field with tennis court. Notable past residents include Ernest Bevin. Morchard Bishop is twinned with a village in Normandy. It also has a garage,a post office and a pub called The London Inn, a surgery, a blacksmith and its own woodland.
DistrictMid Devon
Post townCREDITON
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS7607
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01363
Population975 (2001)
 

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

Bishop Morchard

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

Bishop Morchard. See MORCHARD.

Your comments about Morchard Bishop, Devon

What do you know about Morchard Bishop, Devon? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus