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Salcombe Regis, Devon

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Salcombe Regis, Devon

Salcombe Regis is a coastal village in Devon, England, near Sidmouth. It is often confused with Salcombe, which is some distance away in Devon. Mentioned in the Domesday Book as "a manor called Selcoma" held by Osbern FitzOsbern, bishop of Exeter, the manor house stood on the site now occupied by Thorn Farm. The thorn tree growing in an enclosure at the road junction above the farm marked the cultivation boundary between manor and common ground.
DistrictEast Devon
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSY1488
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

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

Salcombe Regis, coast par. and vil., Devon - par., 2605 ac., pop. 566; vil., 2 miles NE. of Sidmouth; near the vil. is Salcombe Hill, commanding extensive views.

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