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Milber, Devon

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Milber, Devon

Milber is a housing estate at grid reference SX8770 considered part of the town of Newton Abbot in south Devon. It is on the opposite side of the A380 road from the town centre. Milber contains mainly houses, but also a trading estate and some shops. Its unusual 20th-century church of St Luke was built as a result of a dream experienced by William Keble Martin in 1931. It is partly circular in form with three naves and was completed in 1942.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8770
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Milber Down

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

Milber Down, 1½ mile E. of Newton Abbot, Devon; has 2 ancient camps, 1 square and 1 circular; here the army of William of Orange encamped in November 1688.

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