Benson Close

Postcode: EX16 8EB

Benson Close is a street in the settlement of Witheridge governed by Witheridge Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Witheridge Ward in the administration area of North Devon District Council within Devon County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Benson Close is located 161.13 miles West from the centre of London, 15.22 miles North West from the centre of Exeter, 19.3 miles South East from the centre of Barnstaple and 27.07 miles West from the centre of Taunton.

Road Name:Benson Close
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Benson Close

EX16 8EB
Height

Height

The Central point of Benson Close is approximately 184 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01363 - Crediton
Area Code: 01769 - South Molton
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 6.3
Median Speed: 6.3
Maximum Speed: 8.1
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 3
water

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Benson Close

7 Benson Close
Sale Price: £250,000
Sale Date: 15/02/2016
7 Benson Close
Sale Price: £237,500
Sale Date: 31/03/2006
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Witheridge Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.2 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 95
Address: Fore Street, Witheridge, EX16 8AH
Telephone: 01884860518
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Close to Witheridge Church of England Primary School

East Worlington Primary School

Distance: 3.01 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 55
Address: East Worlington, EX17 4TS
Telephone: 01884861722
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Close to East Worlington Primary School

Rackenford Church of England Primary School

Distance: 6.03 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 86
Address: Rackenford, EX16 8DU
Telephone: 01884881354
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Close to Rackenford Church of England Primary School

Morchard Bishop Church of England Primary School

Distance: 7.46 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 99
Address: Church Street, Morchard Bishop, EX17 6PJ
Telephone: 01363877328
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Close to Morchard Bishop Church of England Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Crediton Hospital

Address: Western Road, Crediton, EX17 3NH,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01363 775 588
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Distance: 13.93 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to Crediton Hospital

Tiverton and District Hospital

Address: Kennedy Way, Tiverton, EX16 6NT,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01884 235 400
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Distance: 14.73 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to Tiverton and District Hospital

South Molton Hospital

Address: Widgery Drive, South Molton, EX36 4DP,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01769 572 164
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Distance: 14.75 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to South Molton Hospital

Franklyn Community Hospital

Address: Franklyn Drive, Exeter, EX2 9HS,
NHS Sector
Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Distance: 25.04 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to Franklyn Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Mid Devon Medical Practice

Address: Witheridge Medical Centre, Cannington Rd, Witheridge, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 8EZ
Telephone: 01884 860205
Distance: 0.24 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to Mid Devon Medical Practice

Chiddenbrook Surgery

Address: Chiddenbrook Surgery, Threshers, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3JJ
Telephone: 01363 772227
Distance: 13.98 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to Chiddenbrook Surgery

New Valley Practice

Address: Newcombes, Crediton, Devon, EX17 2AR
Telephone: 01363 772263
Distance: 14.13 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to New Valley Practice

South Molton Health Centre

Address: South Molton Health Ctre, 9-10 East Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3BZ
Telephone: 01769 573101
Distance: 14.56 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to South Molton Health Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

The Dental Department

Address: The Dental Department, Crediton Hospital, Western Road, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3NH
Distance: 13.86 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to The Dental Department

Wistaria Dental Practice

Address: Wistaria Dental Practice, Western Road, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3LT
Distance: 14.02 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to Wistaria Dental Practice

Crediton Dental Care

Address: Crediton Dental Care, 110 High Street, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3LF
Distance: 14.18 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to Crediton Dental Care

Park House Dental Practice

Address: Park House Dental Practice, 3 Union Terrace, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3DY
Distance: 14.35 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to Park House Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Chulmleigh Library

Fourways Cross, Chulmleigh, Chulmleigh, EX187AA
Telephone: 01769 580292
Distance: 11.69 Kilometres
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Directions from Benson Close to Chulmleigh Library

Crediton Library

Belle Parade, Crediton, EX172AA
Telephone: 01363 772578
Distance: 14.23 Kilometres
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Directions from Benson Close to Crediton Library

South Moulton Library

1 East Street, South Molton, EX363BU
Telephone: 01769 572128
Distance: 14.57 Kilometres
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Directions from Benson Close to South Moulton Library

Dulverton Library

7-9 Fore Street, Dulverton, TA229EX
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 17.45 Kilometres
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Transport

Airports

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 28.73 Kilometers away Directions from Benson Close to Exeter International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 59.32 Kilometers away Directions from Benson Close to Cardiff International Airport
Plymouth City Airport is 61.86 Kilometers away Directions from Benson Close to Plymouth City Airport
Swansea Airport is 80.45 Kilometers away Directions from Benson Close to Swansea Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Topsham Ferry Landing is 30.64 Kilometers away
Directions from Benson Close to Topsham Ferry Landing
Topsham Lock Ferry Landing is 30.69 Kilometers away
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Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing is 30.87 Kilometers away
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Turf Lock Inn Ferry Landing is 32.62 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Benson Close is approximately 12.74 miles from the A30

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 26.77 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 28.13 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 29.27 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Spar

The Old Corner Shop, Fore Street, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7BR
Distance: 11.59 Kilometres
Directions from Benson Close to Spar

Sainsburys

New Road, South Molton, Devon, EX36 4BQ
Distance: 14.23 Kilometres
Directions from Benson Close to Sainsburys

Co-operative Food

19 Fore Street, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22 9EX
Distance: 17.45 Kilometres
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Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd

Exeter Road Dawlish Devon, EX7 0SB
Distance: 21.42 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: South Molton Museum
Distance: 14.25 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to South Molton Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Yearlstone Vineyard
Distance: 14.64 (km)
Directions from Benson Close to Yearlstone Vineyard

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Tiverton Castle
Distance: 15.01 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Quince Honey Farm
Distance: 15.11 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of North Devon District
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Civic Centre
North Walk
Barnstaple
Devon
EX31 1EA
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Telephone Number: 01271 327711
County Council: Devon County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Witheridge Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of North Devon
The Member of Parliament is Peter Heaton-Jones
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In the 2017 General Election Peter Heaton-Jones won with a majority of 4332 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 75801
Within the area of Witheridge Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020138
Ons Area Name:North Devon 014C
Average Age : 46.78
Population: 2313.00
Male Population: 1134.00 (49.03%)
Female Population: 1179.00 (50.97%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 6 (0.26%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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The Rural area around South Molton has an average density of 81 people per KM Square and consists of 26 Parish Councils. It covers Brayford in the North, East & West Worlington in the South, Atherington in the West and over to East Anstey. Devon has 4.2% of England’s land mass but just 2 % of its population. 

Rural crime in Devon is well below the national average, however from time to time crimes will occur and problems problems in your area will arise.

Please contact your local team using the email link we will be more than happy to help you with any policing issues you may have.

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Location details

Location Details

Benson Close

OS Reference: 280383, 114306
OS Grid Reference: SS804143
Latitude and Longitude: 50.915254660871, -3.7018005075174
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 27.3862 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Benson Close

Map Number: 181
Map Name: Minehead & Brendon Hills
Witheridge
North Devon
Devon
South West
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