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Aylesbeare, Devon

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Aylesbeare, Devon

Aylesbeare is a village and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England, eight miles (13 km) east of Exeter. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 527. Known for the Site of Special Scientific Interest on Aylesbeare Common http://www. rspb. org. uk/reserves/guide/a/aylesbearecommon/ that is managed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Aylesbeare was in the news during 1978 as the scene of the disappearance of Genette Tate.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSY0392
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Aylesbear ~ Eilesberge ~ Ailesberga

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

Aylesbeare, par. and vil., E. Devon, 2½ miles from Broad Clyst ry. sta. and 8 miles E. of Exeter, 2948 ac., pop. 857; P.O.

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