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Branscombe, Devon

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Branscombe, Devon

Branscombe is a village in the East Devon district of the English county of Devon. The parish covers 13.92 square kilometres (3,440 acres). Its permanent population in 2009 was estimated at 513 by the Family Health Services Authority. It is located within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, overlooking Lyme Bay.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSY1988
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 code01297

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

Branchescome ~ Brancoma ~ Branhescoma

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

Branscombe, coast par. and vil., E. Devon, on B. Bay, 4½ miles E. of Sidmouth, 3487 ac. (65 water), pop. 842; P.O.

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