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Bishopsteignton, Devon

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Bishopsteignton, Devon

Bishopsteignton is a village in South Devon, England between Newton Abbot and Teignmouth, close to the Teign Estuary. The village is on a steep hill, and has a post office, small pharmacy and a small, family-run supermarket. The village school has about 150 pupils. The village has three churches - one gospel hall (Plymouth Brethren), one Methodist and one Anglican - St John The Baptist, with a fine Norman doorway which survived Victorian restoration.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX9073
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
Population2,423 (2001 Census)

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

Bishops Teignton ~ Tantone ~ Taintona

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

Bishopsteignton, par. and vil., Devon, 2 miles SW. of Teignmouth, 4748 ac., pop. 1145; P.O., T.O.

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