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Dittisham, Devon

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Dittisham, Devon

Dittisham is a village and civil parish in the South Hams district of the English county of Devon. It is situated on the banks of the tidal River Dart, some 2 miles upstream of Dartmouth. The Greenway Ferry carries pedestrians across the river from Dittisham to Greenway Quay, adjacent to the Greenway Estate. Formerly the home of the late crime writer Agatha Christie, this has views across the river, and the house and gardens are now owned by the National Trust and are open to the public.
DistrictSouth Hams
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8654
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
Population424 (Parish)

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

Didasham ~ Didasam

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

Dittisham, par. and vil., S. Devon, on river Dart, 3 miles NW. of Dartmouth ry. sta., 3438 ac. (340 water), pop. 600; P.O.

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