Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

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

Hexworthy, Devon

Local area map loading...

Hexworthy, Devon

Hexworthy is a hamlet on Dartmoor, in Devon, England. It lies on the West Dart River a mile upstream from Dartmeet. Historically in the parish of Lydford, since 1987 it has been in the civil parish of Dartmoor Forest. Hexworthy has an inn, the Forest Inn, opened in the 1850s. Very close to the village, on the opposite bank of the West Dart, is the hamlet of Huccaby, which has a parish church with an unusual dedication to St Raphael. There was a long history of tin mining near Hexworthy.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX6572
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
 

Your comments about Hexworthy, Devon

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

comments powered by Disqus