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Coffinswell, Devon

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Coffinswell, Devon

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.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8968
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon 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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