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Coffinswell is a small village in South Devon, England, just off the A380, the busy Newton Abbot to Torquay road. It lies within Teignbridge District Council. Coffinswell has a church dedicated to Saint Bartholomew with a Norman font. Near the church is Court Barton, a manor house of partly 16th century date; the southern part of which was used as a court house by Torre Abbey. The village lies in a rural valley surrounded by farmland, and has many traditional Devon cob and thatch cottages.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Devon and Cornwall|
Other names by which Coffinswell, Devon has been known in the past
Welle ~ Willa
Coffinswell, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Coffinswell, par. and hamlet, E. Devon, 4 miles SE. of Newton Abbot, 1126 ac., pop. 196.
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