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Halberton, Devon

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Halberton, Devon

Halberton is a village in Devon, England. The Grand Western Canal runs through the village. The village is situated between the historic market towns of Tiverton and Cullompton. Halberton is a large parish in Devon, stretching from Tiverton, almost up to the Somerset border, and from Sampford Peverell to Butterleigh, an area of about 7,520 acres . Its name is derived from ‘Haligbeort’ (Albert), the name of the Saxon Chief, and ‘tun’, a farm settlement.
DistrictMid Devon
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridST0012
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 code01844
Population1,573 (Parish 2001)

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

Als- ~ Halsbretone

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

Halberton, par. and vil., N. Devon, on Western Canal, 3 miles E. of Tiverton, 5755 ac., pop. 1417; P.O.

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