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South Zeal, Devon

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South Zeal, Devon

South Zeal is a village on Dartmoor, in Devon, UK. It has a Church of England chapel and a Methodist chapel. The church is situated in the smaller South Tawton village, down the road, for which the parish is named. The differences have their basis in history when South Tawton was a manor and South Zeal was a village in that manor, where the manor hall was situated.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX6593
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Zeal ~ Zeal South

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

South Zeal, vil., South Tawton par., Devon, 4 miles E. of Okehampton; P.O.; was formerly a borough and market town.

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