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Dunchideock, Devon

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Dunchideock, Devon

Dunchideock is a small civil parish on the north eastern slopes of the Haldon Hills in Teignbridge, Devon, England. It covers an area of 392 hectares (970 acres) and lies about 6 km south-west of Exeter and 11 km north-east of Bovey Tracey. The parish, with a population of 262 in 2001, lacks a compact village, but consists of scattered dwellings. The name Dunchideock is of Celtic origin.
Post townEXETER
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8787
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
Population262 (2001 UK Census)

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

Dunsedoc ~ Donsedoc

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

Dunchideock, par., B. Devon, 4 miles SW. of Exeter, 5948 ac., pop. 146; P.O.

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