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Kingsteignton, Devon

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Kingsteignton, Devon

Kingsteignton is a town and civil parish in South Devon, England. It lies at the head of the Teign Estuary to the west of Teignmouth in the Teignbridge district. It is bypassed by the A380 and is also on the A383, A381, B3193 and B3195. Kingsteignton was, until recently, purported to be the largest village in England, with a population of over 11,000.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8773
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
Population10,615 (2001 UK Census)

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

Teignton Regis ~ Teintone ~ Teintona

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

Kingsteignton, par., Devon, in SE. of co., on river Teign, 1½ mile NE. of Newton Abbot, 4021 ac., pop. 1691; P.O.

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