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Cockington, Torbay

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Cockington, Torbay

Cockington is a village in Torquay in the English county of Devon. It is a picturesque village, with old cottages within its boundaries. It is about a half a mile away from Torquay.
Administrative CountyTorbay
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8963
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

Other names by which Cockington, Torbay has been known in the past

Cochintone ~ Chochintona

Cockington, Torbay in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cockington, par., E. Devon, 2 miles W. of Torquay, 1209 ac., pop. 358; contains Cockington Court.

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