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Abbotskerswell, Devon

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Abbotskerswell, Devon

Abbotskerswell is a village and civil parish in the English county of Devon. The village is in the north part of the parish and is located two miles (3 km) south of the town of Newton Abbot, 7 miles from the seaside resort of Torquay and 32 miles from the city of Plymouth. The A381 road between Newton Abbot and Totnes runs down the western side of the parish and the main railway line between these two towns forms part of its eastern boundary.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8568
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 code01626
Population1,515 (2001 UK Census)

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

Abbots Carswell ~ Abbots Kerswell ~ Kerswell ~ Kerswell Abbots ~ Carsuelle ~ Carsuella ~ Carsullella

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

Abbots Kerswell, par., E. Devon, 2 miles S. of Newton Abbot, 1461 ac., pop. 435; P.O.

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