Nether Exe

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Nether Exe
Nether Exe houses by Rob Purvis.jpg
Houses at Nether Exe
Nether Exe is located in Devon
Nether Exe
Nether Exe
Location within Devon
Population47 (2001 Census)
OS grid referenceSS935000
Civil parish
  • Nether Exe
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townEXETER
Postcode districtEX5
Dialling code01392
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
FireDevon and Somerset
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
50°47′24″N 3°30′43″W / 50.790°N 3.512°W / 50.790; -3.512Coordinates: 50°47′24″N 3°30′43″W / 50.790°N 3.512°W / 50.790; -3.512

Nether Exe or Netherexe is a very small village and civil parish in Devon, England. It lies near the River Exe, as its name suggests, about 5 miles (8 km) north of Exeter.

The Church of St John the Baptist is a small stone church set amidst fields close to the river south-west of the present day village, though there was once a manor house nearby. The church is a Grade I listed building built in the late 15th century.[1] Services are still held regularly, if infrequently.[2]

The hamlet of Netherexe gives its name to the "Netherexe Parishes", a group of 8 Anglican parishes with 11 churches under the pastoral care of a single vicar; though the smallest of them all, Netherexe is almost at the geographical centre of the group.


  1. ^ Netherexe Parish Church, Images of England, English Heritage. Accessed 2009-07-28.
  2. ^ Netherexe, the Netherexe Parishes. Accessed 2009-07-28.

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