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Bigbury, Devon

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Bigbury, Devon

Bigbury is a village and civil parish in the South Hams district of Devon, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 582. The parish council meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm in Bigbury Memorial Hall (excluding August & January). The village of Bigbury has a pub called the Royal Oak, and a shop called the Bigbury Village Stores. Bigbury's church (dedicated to St Lawrence) is partly early 14th century and partly as rebuilt by J. D. Sedding in 1872.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX6646
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Bicheberie ~ Bicheberia

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

Bigbury, par. and vil., S. Devon, on river Avon, 3½ miles S. of Modbury, 3167 ac., pop. 451.

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