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Combe Raleigh, Devon

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Combe Raleigh, Devon

Combe Raleigh is a village in the county of Devon, England. It is about 1.5 miles north of the town of Honiton. The word 'Combe' is of Celtic origin meaning 'valley' (the same as cwm) whilst the name 'Raleigh' comes from the Raleigh family's ownership of the village in the thirteenth century. The 15th century parish church (St. Nicholas) has three bells and its minister is shared with the nearby village of Awliscombe. The village has no shops.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridST1502
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Combe Rawleigh ~ Combrawleigh ~ Otri

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

Combrawleigh, or Combe Rawleigh, par., E. Devon, 2 miles NW. of Honiton, 1747 ac., pop. 230.

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