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Bampton, Devon

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Bampton, Devon

For the village in Oxfordshire see Bampton, Oxfordshire Bampton is a small town in Devon, England close to the south-eastern corner of Exmoor and on the River Batherm, a tributary of the River Exe. It is about 10 km north of Tiverton.
DistrictMid Devon
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS9522
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 code01398
Population1,598 (2001 UK Census)

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

Baentun ~ Baden ~ Baen ~ Bentone ~ Badentone ~ Badntonentone ~ Baentona

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

Bampton, town and par. with ry. sta., Devon, 7 miles N of Tiverton -- par., 7785 ac., pop. 1858; town, 130 ac., pop. 1089; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

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