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Brampford Speke, Devon

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Brampford Speke, Devon

Brampford Speke is a small village in Devon, 4 miles to the north of Exeter. The population is 307. It is located on red sandstone cliffs overlooking the river Exe. Its sister village of Upton Pyne lies to its southwest, and Stoke Canon is across the river, to the east. To the south is the hamlet of Cowley with its chapel of ease, which was formerly part of the ecclesiastical parish of Brampford Speke. Brampford Speke has a Church of England parish church dedicated to St Peter.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX9298
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Brampford Speke, par. and vil., N. Devon, on river Exe, 4 miles N. of Exeter, 1642 ac., pop. 485; P.O.

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