Bickleigh, South Hams

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To be distinguished from Bickleigh, Mid Devon, a village near Tiverton, also in Devon..

Bickleigh is a small village on the southern edge of Dartmoor in Devon, England. It has a population of about 50 people. It is in the South Hams district, and is about seven miles north of Plymouth city centre. 42 Commando is currently based at Bickleigh.

The village church has a tower of the 15th century but the rest of the building is the work of Charles Fowler, 1838, and one of the church's two baptismal fonts is 15th century. There is a fine monument to Sir Manasseh Masseh Lopes of Maristow House.

Coordinates: 50°26′31″N 4°04′55″W / 50.442°N 4.082°W / 50.442; -4.082