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Loddiswell, Devon

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Loddiswell, Devon

Loddiswell is a parish and village in the South Hams district of Devon, England. It lies on the west side of the River Avon or Aune and is three miles NNW from Kingsbridge. There is evidence of occupation going back to Roman times. The villages most famous son and benefactor was Richard Peek who retired here after being one of the Sheriffs of London.
DistrictSouth Hams
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX7148
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

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

Lodeswille ~ Lodeswilla

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

Loddiswell, par. and vil., Devon - par., 3554 ac., pop. 792; vil., on river Avon, 3 miles NW. of Kingsbridge; P.O.

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