Beacon Down Hill

Postcode: EX20 1SW

Beacon Down Hill is a street governed by Okehampton Hamlets Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Lew Valley Ward in the administration area of West Devon District Council within Devon County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Beacon Down Hill is located 178.3 miles West from the centre of London, 21.56 miles West from the centre of Exeter, 24.09 miles South from the centre of Barnstaple and 25.49 miles North from the centre of Plymouth.

Road Name:Beacon Down Hill
Road Type:tertiary
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EX20 1SW
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Beacon Down Hill is approximately 27.0574 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 219 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Beacon Down Hill is a river called West Okement River which is approximately 0.695366 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Beacon Down Hill is approximately 219 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01837 - Okehampton
water

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Beacon Down Hill

The Beeches Holsworthy Road
Sale Price: £247,000
Sale Date: 25/02/2010
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Okehampton Primary School and Foundation Unit

Distance: 1.56 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 659
Address: Glendale Road, EX20 1JB
Telephone: 0183752866
Website: Visit School Website
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Okehampton College

Distance: 1.72 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1340
Address: Mill Road, EX20 1PW
Telephone: 01837650910
Website: Visit School Website
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Exbourne Church of England Primary School

Distance: 7.84 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 63
Address: Exbourne, EX20 3SQ
Telephone: 01837851205
Website: Visit School Website
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Hatherleigh Community Primary School

Distance: 10.18 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 176
Address: South Street, Hatherleigh, EX20 3JB
Telephone: 01837810248
Website: Visit School Website
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Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Okehampton Hospital

Address: Cavell Way, Okehampton, EX20 1PN,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01837 658 000
Distance: 2.09 (km)
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Moretonhampstead Hospital

Address: Ford Street, Moretonhampstead, TQ13 8LN,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01647 440 217
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Distance: 19.82 (km)
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Tavistock Community Hospital

Address: Spring Hill, Tavistock, PL19 8LD,
NHS Sector
Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust
Telephone: 01822 612233
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Distance: 22.62 (km)
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Holsworthy Hospital

Address: Dobles Lane, Holsworthy, EX22 6JQ,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01409 253 424
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Distance: 24.79 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Okehampton Medical Centre

Address: Okehampton Medical Centre, East Street, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1AY
Telephone: 01837 52233
Distance: 1.94 (km)
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Okement Primary Care Centre

Address: Okement Primary Care Ctr, Okehampton Hpl,cavell Way, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1PN
Telephone: 01837 658051
Distance: 2.1 (km)
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Hatherleigh Medical Centre

Address: Hatherleigh Medical Ctre, Pipers Meadow, Hatherleigh, Devon, EX20 3JT
Telephone: 01837 810283
Distance: 10.66 (km)
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North Tawton Medical Practice

Address: Devonshire House, Essington, North Tawton, Devon, EX20 2EX
Telephone: 01837 82204
Distance: 11.75 (km)
Directions from Beacon Down Hill to North Tawton Medical Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Okehampton Dental Care

Address: Okehampton Dental Care, 6 Station Road, Oakhampton, Devon, EX20 1DZ
Distance: 1.54 (km)
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5 Station Road

Address: 5 Station Road, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1DY
Distance: 1.57 (km)
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Taw Valley Dental Care

Address: Taw Valley Dental Care, 56 Fore Street, North Tawton, Devon, EX20 2DT
Distance: 11.41 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 3 the Square, North Tawton, Devon, EX20 2EW
Distance: 11.54 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Okehampton Library

4 North Street, Okehampton, EX201AR
Telephone: 01837 52805
Distance: 1.75 Kilometres
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Chagford Library

Jubilee Hall, Chagford, TQ138DP
Telephone: 01647 433651
Distance: 14.69 Kilometres
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Moretonhampstead Library

Fore Street, Moretonhampstead, TQ138LL
Telephone: 01647 440523
Distance: 19.98 Kilometres
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Princetown Library

Claremont House, Princetown, Princetown, PL206QF
Telephone: 01822 890370
Distance: 21.08 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Gunnislake Station is 27.81 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Down Hill to Gunnislake

Gunnislake station is operated by Great Western Railway in the South Eastrnwall area on the Gunnislake Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bere Alston • Bere Ferrers • Calstock • Devonport • Dockyard • Keyham • Liskeard • Menheniot • Plymouth • Saltash • St.Budeaux Ferry Road • St.Budeaux Victoria Road • St.Germans

Calstock Station is 29.25 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Down Hill to Calstock

Calstock station is operated by Great Western Railway in the South Eastrnwall area on the Gunnislake Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bere Alston • Bere Ferrers • Devonport • Dockyard • Gunnislake • Keyham • Liskeard • Menheniot • Plymouth • Saltash • St.Budeaux Ferry Road • St.Budeaux Victoria Road • St.Germans

Bere Alston Station is 30.22 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Down Hill to Bere Alston

Bere Alston station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Torridge and West Devon area on the Gunnislake Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bere Ferrers • Calstock • Devonport • Dockyard • Gunnislake • Keyham • Liskeard • Menheniot • Plymouth • Saltash • St.Budeaux Ferry Road • St.Budeaux Victoria Road • St.Germans

Bere Ferrers Station is 33.26 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Down Hill to Bere Ferrers

Bere Ferrers station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Torridge and West Devon area on the Gunnislake Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bere Alston • Calstock • Devonport • Dockyard • Gunnislake • Keyham • Liskeard • Menheniot • Plymouth • Saltash • St.Budeaux Ferry Road • St.Budeaux Victoria Road • St.Germans

Airports

Nearest Airports

Plymouth City Airport is 35.08 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Down Hill to Plymouth City Airport
Exeter International Airport is 42.7 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Down Hill to Exeter International Airport
Newquay St Mawgan Airport is 76.18 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Down Hill to Newquay St Mawgan Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 88.01 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Down Hill to Cardiff International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Bideford Ferry Landing is 34.13 Kilometers away
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Instow Ferry Landing is 37.01 Kilometers away
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Appledore Ferry Landing is 37.47 Kilometers away
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Topsham Lock Ferry Landing is 39.39 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Beacon Down Hill is approximately 1.20 miles from the A30

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 36.15 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 39.45 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 39.48 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J28/A373/B3181 - 47.13 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

The Co Operative Food

2 Market Street, Okehampton, EX20 1HN
Distance: 1.57 Kilometres
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Spar

2 Market Street, Okehampton, EX20 1HN6 High Street, North Tawton, EX20 2HF
Distance: 11.5 Kilometres
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Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd

Exeter Road Dawlish Devon, EX7 0SB
Distance: 15.92 Kilometres
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Co-operative Group Ltd

2 Court Street Moretonhampstead Newton Abbot Devon, TQ13 8NE
Distance: 19.85 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Museum of Dartmoor Life
Distance: 1.07 (km)
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Castle

Attraction Name: Okehampton Castle
Distance: 1.14 (km)
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Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Castle
Distance: 1.41 (km)
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Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Dartmoor Railway
Distance: 2.42 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of West Devon District
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Kilworthy Park
Tavistock
Devon
PL19 0BZ
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Telephone Number: 01822 813 600
County Council: Devon County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Lew Valley Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Central Devon
The Member of Parliament is Stride, Mel
Within the area of Okehampton Hamlets Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020322
Ons Area Name:West Devon 001C
Average Age : 46.53
Population: 2024.00
Male Population: 999.00 (49.36%)
Female Population: 1025.00 (50.64%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 13 (0.64%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting8
Burglary4
Violent-crime3
Other-theft2
Vehicle-crime1
Criminal-damage-arson2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Beacon Down Hill

OS Reference: 257276, 094597
OS Grid Reference: SX573946
Latitude and Longitude: 50.73285923863, -4.0226721483773
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 27.0574 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Beacon Down Hill

Map Number: 191
Map Name: Okehampton & North Dartmoor
Okehampton
West Devon
Devon
South West
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