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Ashcombe, Devon

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Ashcombe, Devon

Ashcombe is a village and civil parish in the Teignbridge district of Devon, England, about six miles north of Teignmouth. The parish had a population of 77 according to the 2001 census. The village lies on the south-eastern side of the Haldon hills in the valley of the stream known as Dawlish Water. The church which is dedicated to Saint Nectan has 13th century lancet windows and a 14th century chancel arch. The oak seats were carved in the 16th century.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX9179
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 Ashcombe, Devon has been known in the past

Aissecome ~ Aissecoma

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

Ashcombe.-- par., E. Devon, 3 m. E. of Chudleigh, 1932 ac., pop. 198; P.O.

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