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Newton Poppleford, Devon

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Newton Poppleford, Devon

Newton Poppleford is a large village (population 1,692) situated on the A3052 road between Exeter and Sidmouth on the west side of the River Otter in East Devon, within the East Devon AONB. The village is on the route of a Roman road from Axmouth to Exeter. It includes some whitewashed cob thatched cottages, several shops and St Luke's Church which was founded in 1331 (with the current structure dating from 1897). There is also a church hall, village hall, primary school and sports pavilion.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSY0889
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 code01395

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

Newton Poppleford, eccl. dist. and vil., Aylesbeare par., Devon - dist., pop. 557; vil., 3 miles NW. of Sidmouth; P.O.

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