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Colyton, Devon

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Colyton, Devon

Colyton is a small town in Devon, England. It is located within the East Devon local authority area. It is 3 miles away from Seaton and 6 miles away from Axminster. Its population in 1991 was 2,783.
Post townCOLYTON
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSY2493
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
Population2,783 (1991)

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

Culliton ~ Culitone

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

Colyton, market town and par. with ry. sta., E. Devon, on river Coly, 4½ miles SW. of Axminster and 150 miles SW. of London, 7196 ac., pop. 2330; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Thursday; has mfrs. of "Honiton," lace.

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