Chulmleigh


Chulmleigh

Coordinates: 50°54′46″N 3°52′09″W / 50.912778°N 3.869167°W / 50.912778; -3.869167

Chulmleigh
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Main street
Chulmleigh is located in Devon
Chulmleigh

 Chulmleigh shown within Devon
Population 1,308 (2001)
OS grid reference SS6814
Parish Chulmleigh
District North Devon
Shire county Devon
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CHULMLEIGH
Postcode district EX18
Dialling code 01769
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament North Devon
List of places: UK • England • Devon

Chulmleigh (pronounced /ˈtʃʌmli/ Chum-lee) is a remote, Saxon hilltop town and civil parish located in North Devon in the heart of the English county of Devon. It is located 20 miles (32 km) north west of Exeter, just north of the Mid Devon boundary, linked by the A377 and B3096 roads. In 2001 the population of the parish was 1,308.[1]

Chulmleigh has some very old architecture with many cob and thatched buildings. It is located close to the Tarka Railway Line and King's Nympton Railway Station is within the parish, although it is around 2 miles (3.2 km) from the town.

Chulmleigh has a retained[2] Fire station which is part of Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service. The secondary school is the Chulmleigh Community College[3] has been amongst Devon's highest GCSE league tables. The town's pub is the Old Court House.[4] on South Molton Street. The parish church is St Mary Magdalene.[5]

There are many local businesses and organisations, including Chulmleigh Cricket Club and Chulmleigh Golf Course.

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