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Dunkeswell, Devon

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Dunkeswell, Devon

Dunkeswell is a village and civil parish in East Devon, England, located approximately 5 miles north of the town of Honiton. At the 2001 census, it had a population of 1,553.
DistrictEast Devon
Post townHONITON
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridST1407
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 code01404
Population1,553 (2001)

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

Doduchewell ~ Doducheswelle ~ Duducheswilla

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

Dunkeswell, par. and hamlet, N. Devon, 5 miles NW. of Honiton, 5160 ac., pop. 393; P.O.; has remains of an abbey (1201).

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