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Colyford, Devon

Historical Description

Colyford, a tithing, with a village, in Colyton parish, Devonshire, on the L. & S.W.R., 151 miles from London, and 1 mile S of Colyton. The village stands on a Roman road; probably occupies the site of a Roman station; was once a pleasant place of some note; and has a post office under Axminster, a railway station, a chapel of ease, and a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDevon 
Civil parishColyton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Colyford from the following:


Online maps of Colyford are available from a number of sites:

DistrictEast Devon
RegionSouth West
Postal districtEX24
Post TownColyton