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Sidford, Devon

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Sidford, Devon

Sidford is a small village in the civil parish of and on the outskirts of the town of Sidmouth in the English county of Devon. It has a population of just over 2100 people according to the 2001 Census. It is on the River Sid, which runs for four miles into Lyme Bay at Sidmouth. There is a 12th-century packhorse bridge over the river that was the site of a 1644 skirmish in the English Civil War.
DistrictEast Devon
Post townSIDMOUTH
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSY1390
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
 

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

Sidford, vil., Sidbury par., Devon, on river Sid, 1½ mile NW. of Sidmouth; P.O.

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