St James' parish church
|Jacobstowe shown within Devon|
|Population||522 (United Kingdom Census 2011]|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Police||Devon and Cornwall|
|Fire||Devon and Somerset|
|EU Parliament||South West England|
|Website||Exbourne with Jacobstowe|
The village is in the A3072 road that links Copplestone with Lamerton Cross, at the junction where it is joined by the B3216 road from Basset's Cross. National Cycle Route 27 and the Tarka Trail public footpath pass through the village.
The oldest parts of the Church of England parish church of St James date from the 12th century. The building was largely rebuilt in the 15th century, and restored in 1902–03. It is a Grade II* listed building.
The west tower has a ring of five bells. The fourth bell was cast in Exeter in about 1499. The Pennington family of bellfounders of Stoke Climsland, Cornwall cast the second bell in 1781 and the tenor in 1807. Llewellins and James of Bristol cast the third bell in 1884. John Taylor & Co of Loughborough cast the treble in 1904.
- "Area: Jacobstowe (Parish): Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
- Historic England. "Church of St James (Grade II*) (1326489)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
- Scott, John (19 July 2010). "Jacobstowe S James". Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers. Central Council of Church Bell Ringers. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
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