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Combpyne, Devon

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Combpyne, Devon

Combpyne is a hamlet in East Devon off the A3052 road between Colyford and Lyme Regis in Dorset. Situated in a Devon combe, this scattered hamlet includes a medieval manor house, a 12th century church housing wall paintings and ancient bells and a village pond known as 'The Harbour'. It is in a parish that also includes the village of Rousdon to the south. Combpyne once had a railway station on the Lyme Regis branch line that closed in 1965.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSY2992
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

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

Comb Pyne ~ Coompyne

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

Combpyne, par., E. Devon, 3½ miles S. of Axminster, 796 ac., pop. 128.

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