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Holbeton, Devon

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Holbeton, Devon

Holbeton is a civil parish and village located 9 miles south east of Plymouth in the South Hams district of Devon, England. Historically it formed part of Ermington Hundred. To the east of the village is an Iron age enclosure or hill fort known as Holbury. Holbeton is a considerable village set back from the wooded shores of the River Erme estuary.
DistrictSouth Hams
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX6150
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

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

Holbeton, par. and vil., S. Devon, 3 miles SW. of Modbury, 4748 ac., pop. 1097; P.O.

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