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Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon

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Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon

Cheriton Fitzpaine is a Red Devon village, a couple of miles off the main Crediton to Tiverton road. It has many fifteenth-century houses, including the longest thatched house in England (The old Primary School, there is now a newer building which the school is in). The Church of St Matthew is a Gothic style church. There is also a Methodist Church in the village. The Almshouses date from 1594.
DistrictMid Devon
Post townCrediton
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS8606
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 code01363 866

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

Cheriton Fitzpaine, par., N. Devon, 5½ miles NE. of Crediton, 5382 ac., pop. 769; P.O.

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