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Efford, City of Plymouth

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Efford, City of Plymouth

Efford is a large, mostly post-war, eastern suburb of Plymouth in the county of Devon, England. It stands on high ground above the Laira estuary of the River Plym and variously offers views over long distances: to the north across Dartmoor, to the east and south-east across the South Hams of Devon. It has a core of home owners but is predominantly made up of local authority and housing association properties.
Administrative CountyCity of Plymouth
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX5056
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 code01752

Other names by which Efford, City of Plymouth has been known in the past

Higher Efford ~ Elforde

Efford, City of Plymouth in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Higher Efford, seat on river Plym, S. Devon, 3½ miles E. of Plymouth.

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