Northleigh

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Northleigh
St Giles church, Northleigh (geograph 3231756).jpg
St Giles church
Northleigh is located in Devon
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Northleigh shown within Devon
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Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town COLYTON
Postcode district EX24 6
Dialling code 01297
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
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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 in the civil parish of Southleigh 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. ^ "Name: CHURCH OF ST GILES List entry Number: 1333285". English Heritage. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

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