Abbots Close

Postcode: EX39 5SP

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Road Name:Abbots Close
Road Type:residential
Speed Limit:30 Mph

Abbots Close is a street in the settlement of Woolfardisworthy governed by Woolfardisworthy Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Clovelly Bay Ward in the administration area of Torridge District Council within Devon County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Abbots Close is located 188.78 miles West from the centre of London, 15.95 miles South West from the centre of Barnstaple, 40.59 miles North West from the centre of Exeter and 42.34 miles North from the centre of Plymouth.


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EX39 5SP
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Abbots Close is approximately 2.61614 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 195 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Abbots Close is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.933075 kilometres away


The Central point of Abbots Close is approximately 195 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01237 - Bideford

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Abbots Close

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Old Hammetts - woolfardisworthy
Located 49 km from Tavistock and 26 km from Barnstaple, Old Hammetts offers accommodation in Woolfardisworthy. The property is 32 km from Ilfracombe and free private parking is available.
Address:, EX39, Woolsery
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£121.66666
Chestnut - woolfardisworthy
Chestnut is a holiday home located in Woolfardisworthy in the Devon Region and is 48 km from Tavistock. The property features views of the garden and is 27 km from Barnstaple. There is a dining area and a kitchen as well as a private bathroom.
Address:, EX39, Woolsery
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£76.5
Hawthorn - clovelly
Located 48 km from Tavistock, Hawthorn offers accommodation in Clovelly. The property is 27 km from Barnstaple and free private parking is featured. An oven, a toaster and a fridge can be found in the kitchen. A TV and DVD player is provided.
Address:, EX39, Woolsery nr Clovelly
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£83
Foxglove - clovelly
Featuring a garden, Foxglove is a holiday home situated in Clovelly in the Devon Region. The property features views of the garden and is 48 km from Tavistock.
Address:, EX39, Woolsery nr Clovelly
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£119
Hawfinch - woolfardisworthy
Hawfinch is a holiday home situated in Woolfardisworthy in the Devon Region and is 48 km from Tavistock. The property is 27 km from Barnstaple and free private parking is provided.
Address:, EX39, Woolsery
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£71.5

Local Council Details

Within the area of Torridge District
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Riverbank House
EX39 2QG
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Telephone Number: 01237 428 700
County Council: Devon County
Within the electoral area of Clovelly Bay Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Torridge and West Devon
The Member of Parliament is Cox, Geoffrey
Within the area of Woolfardisworthy Civil Parish Council

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Abbots Close

1 Abbots Close
Sale Price: £179,950
Sale Date: 07/09/2016
4 Abbots Close
Sale Price: £135,000
Sale Date: 10/06/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020288
Ons Area Name:Torridge 005A
Average Age : 45.74
Population: 1627.00
Male Population: 823.00 (50.58%)
Female Population: 804.00 (49.42%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 8 (0.49%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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The beat areas of Northam, Appledore, Westward Ho! and Hartland encompass the rural villages around Bideford.

The North Torridge Coastal area. 

Westward Ho! was named after a book by Charles Kingsley and is famous for its 2 miles of sandy beach where surfers enjoy the breaks and Pebble Ridge which is rebuilt each year to protect the Burrows from the sea.

The village of Appledore lies just along the coast from Westward Ho! and is also popular with tourists who visit each year to enjoy the peaceful surroundings and many festivals that are run, including annual book & music festivals.

Northam encompasses Appledore and Westward Ho! to Form the Northam Town Council, who's Chambers are located in Windmill lane Northam.

The Hartland Rural Beat Area covered by PCSO's, John McGovern and Liz Rendle is very large. It begins with the commercial side of Westward Ho! extending west to the Cornish border at Welcombe Cross encompassing Abbotsham, Horns Cross, Bucks Cross, Clovelly, Hartland and Welcombe before returning east through Meddon to Powlers Piece and then on to Buckland Brewer taking in Woolsery, Parkham, Littleham and Landcross. As the name implies it is a largely rural area with its own unique demands.

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Source: accessed via API

Map of Crimes Committed Near Abbots Close

Location details

Location Details

Abbots Close

OS Reference: 233174, 121264
OS Grid Reference: SS332213
Latitude and Longitude: 50.96606146925, -4.3761036949576
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 2.61614 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Abbots Close

Map Number: 190
Map Name: Bude & Clovelly
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Barnstaple Rail Station is 25.07 Kilometers away (15.58 miles)
Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station is 25.36 Kilometers away (15.76 miles)
Umberleigh Rail Station is 27.89 Kilometers away (17.33 miles)
Portsmouth Arms Rail Station is 29.99 Kilometers away (18.63 miles)

Nearest Airports

Plymouth City Airport is 63.40 Kilometers away
Exeter International Airport is 72.54 Kilometers away
Newquay St Mawgan Airport is 72.84 Kilometers away
Swansea Airport is 73.98 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Bideford Ferry Landing is 13.47 Kilometers away
Appledore Ferry Landing is 16.31 Kilometers away
Instow Ferry Landing is 16.62 Kilometers away
Lundy Island Ferry Landing is 29.44 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Abbots Close is approximately 20.89 miles from the A30

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 68.48 Km Away
Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 69.63 Km Away
Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 70.25 Km Away

Health Clinics

Bradworthy Surgery
The New Surgery, The Square, Bradworthy, Holsworthy,devon, EX227SY
Distance: 7.24 Kilometers
Telephone: 01409 241215
Hartland Surgery
66 The Square, Hartland, Bideford, Devon, EX396BL
Distance: 7.94 Kilometers
Telephone: 01237 441200
Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Theme Park

Attraction Name: The Milky Way Adventure Park
Distance: 1.43 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: The Clovelly Centre
Distance: 3.78 (km)


Attraction Name: Clovelly Court Gardens
Distance: 4.40 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Gnome Reserve
Distance: 6.28 (km)

Nearest Schools

Woolsery Primary School

Distance: 0.29 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Woolsery, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5QS
Telephone: (01237) 431307

Parkham Primary School

Distance: 5.65 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Parkham, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5PL
Telephone: (01237) 451334

West and East Putford School

Distance: 6.13 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: West Putford, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 7UT
Telephone: (01409) 241371

Bradworthy Primary Academy

Distance: 7.25 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Bradworthy, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 7RT
Telephone: (01409) 241365

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 2.2
Median Speed: 2.1
Maximum Speed: 4
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 14
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