British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Devon » Yarcombe, Devon - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Yarcombe, Devon

Local area map loading...

Yarcombe, Devon

Yarcombe is a village and civil parish on the A30 road, in the East Devon district, in the county of Devon, England. Yarcombe is located near the towns of Honiton and Chard. Yarcombe has a church, St John the Baptist. Yarcombe is a pretty Devon village nestling in the spectacular Yarty Valley, with its steep rolling meadows and ancient woods on the south edge of the Blackdown Hills, an official Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridST2408
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Herticome ~ Erticoma

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

Yarcombe, par. and vil., Devon, 7 miles NE. of Honiton and 5 W. of Chard, 4689 ac., pop. 690; P.O.

Your comments about Yarcombe, Devon

What do you know about Yarcombe, Devon? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus