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South Tawton, Devon

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South Tawton, Devon

South Tawton is a village on the north edge of Dartmoor, Devon, England.
DistrictWest Devon
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX6594
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 code01837
Population1,255 (FHSA 2005)

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

Tawton ~ Tawton South

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

Tawton, South, par. and vil., Devon, on NE. border of Dartmoor and on river Taw, 4 miles E. of Okehampton, 10,879 ac., pop. 1254.

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