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Alphington, Devon

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Alphington, Devon

Alphington is a former manor and village, now a suburb of the City of Exeter in Devon. The ward of Alphington has a population of 8250 according to the 2001 census, making it the third largest in Exeter, with the village itself accounting for about a quarter of this figure. It is surrounded on two sides by countryside, with the Marsh Barton trading estate to the east and Exeter City to the north. The Alphin Brook passes around the Northern edge of Alphington.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX9189
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Alfintone ~ Alfintona

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

Alphington, par. and vil., E. Devon, 2 miles S. of Exeter, 2471 ac., pop. 1115; P.O.

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