Northleigh

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Northleigh
St Giles church, Northleigh (geograph 3231756).jpg
St Giles church
Northleigh is located in Devon
Northleigh
Northleigh
Location within Devon
OS grid referenceSY1952696062
Civil parish
  • Northleigh
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCOLYTON
Postcode districtEX24
Dialling code01297
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
FireDevon and Somerset
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Devon
50°45′31″N 3°08′32″W / 50.758550°N 3.14229°W / 50.758550; -3.14229Coordinates: 50°45′31″N 3°08′32″W / 50.758550°N 3.14229°W / 50.758550; -3.14229

Northleigh is a village and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England. Its nearest town is Colyton, which lies approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south-east from the village.

The church of St Giles was built in the Perpendicular style and has a western tower. Features of interest are the plain Norman south doorway, two screens, one to the chancel and one to the north chancel chapel, and the Jacobean pulpit.[1] It is a grade II* listed building.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pevsner, N. (1952) South Devon. Harmondsworth: Penguin; p. 215
  2. ^ Historic England. "CHURCH OF ST GILES (1333285)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 June 2014.

External links[edit]

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