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Musbury, Devon

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Musbury, Devon

Musbury is a village and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England. It lies approximately 2 miles away from Colyton and 2.5 miles away from Axminster, the nearest towns. Musbury is served by the A358 road and lies on the route of the East Devon Way, a 40-mile footpath following the Axe Valley. The village is within the East Devon Area of Natural Beauty. It has a post office, primary school, fuel station and church.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSY2794
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 Musbury, Devon has been known in the past

Muchbery ~ Musberie ~ Musberia

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

Musbury.-- par. and vil., Devon, 3 miles SW. of Axminster, 2178 ac., pop. 533; P.O.; at Musbury is an ancient camp; the Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722) was a native.

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