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Lifton, Devon

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Lifton, Devon

Lifton is a village in Devon, South West England near the confluence of the rivers Wolf and Lyd, 2 km south of the A30 trunk road and very near the border between Devon and Cornwall.
DistrictWest Devon
Post townLIFTON
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX3885
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 code01566

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

Lidstow ~ Listone ~ Listona

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

Lifton.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., Devon, in valley of river Lid, near its confluence with the Tamar, 4 miles NE. of Launceston, 5982 ac., pop. 1393; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Lifton Park.

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