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Coordinates: 50°32′48″N 3°49′42″W / 50.54667°N 3.82833°W / 50.54667; -3.82833

St John's Church in Leusdon

Leusdon is a parish in the southern part of Dartmoor in the county of Devon, UK. It is near Poundsgate and Ponsworthy.

The village church is St John the Baptist's, Leusdon, built in 1863.[1][2]

Nearby is Leusdon Common, a site of special scientific interest, now in the Widecombe in the Moor parish.[3][4]


  1. ^ John Earle (16 December 2014). Walking on Dartmoor: National Park and surrounding areas. Cicerone Press Limited. pp. 50–51. ISBN 978-1-84965-511-8. 
  2. ^ William Crossing (1967). Crossing's Hundred years on Dartmoor. David & Charles. pp. 67–. 
  3. ^ "Geology of Devon - Leusdon Common" (PDF). Devon County Council. Retrieved 27 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "Leusdon Common" (PDF). Natural England. Retrieved 27 February 2016. 

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