Birch Lane

Postcode: EX17 6RW

Birch Lane is a street governed by Morchard Bishop Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Sandford and Creedy Ward in the administration area of Mid Devon District Council within Devon County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Birch Lane is located 164.83 miles West from the centre of London, 13.5 miles North West from the centre of Exeter, 20.37 miles South East from the centre of Barnstaple and 30.87 miles West from the centre of Taunton.

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Postcodes for Birch Lane

EX17 6RW
Height

Height

The Central point of Birch Lane is approximately 136 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01363 - Crediton
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 7
Median Speed: 7.6
Maximum Speed: 7.6
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 Birch Lane

Crest Haven
Sale Price: £245,000
Sale Date: 30/04/2003
Higher Middlecott
Sale Price: £140,000
Sale Date: 29/08/1997
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Morchard Bishop Church of England Primary School

Distance: 1.16 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 Birch Lane to Morchard Bishop Church of England Primary School

Lapford Community Primary School

Distance: 2.81 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 61
Address: Eastington Road, Lapford, EX17 6QE
Telephone: 0136383292
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Lane to Lapford Community Primary School

Copplestone Primary School

Distance: 4.68 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 207
Address: Bewsley Hill, Copplestone, EX17 5NX
Telephone: 0136384265
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Lane to Copplestone Primary School

East Worlington Primary School

Distance: 6.3 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 Birch Lane to East Worlington 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: 9.34 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Crediton 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: 18.9 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to South Molton 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: 19.86 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Tiverton and District Hospital

Okehampton Hospital

Address: Cavell Way, Okehampton, EX20 1PN,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01837 658 000
Distance: 20.68 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Okehampton Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Bow Medical Practice

Address: Iter Cross, Bow, Crediton, Devon, EX17 6FB
Telephone: 01363 82333
Distance: 6.61 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Bow Medical Practice

Mid Devon Medical Practice

Address: Witheridge Medical Centre, Cannington Rd, Witheridge, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 8EZ
Telephone: 01884 860205
Distance: 7.84 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Mid Devon Medical Practice

Chiddenbrook Surgery

Address: Chiddenbrook Surgery, Threshers, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3JJ
Telephone: 01363 772227
Distance: 9.29 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Chiddenbrook Surgery

New Valley Practice

Address: Newcombes, Crediton, Devon, EX17 2AR
Telephone: 01363 772263
Distance: 10.2 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to New Valley Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

The Dental Department

Address: The Dental Department, Crediton Hospital, Western Road, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3NH
Distance: 9.23 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to The Dental Department

Wistaria Dental Practice

Address: Wistaria Dental Practice, Western Road, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3LT
Distance: 9.65 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Wistaria Dental Practice

Crediton Dental Care

Address: Crediton Dental Care, 110 High Street, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3LF
Distance: 9.97 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Crediton Dental Care

Chulmleigh Dental Practice

Address: Chulmleigh Dental Practice, South Molton Street, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7BW
Distance: 10.05 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Chulmleigh Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Chulmleigh Library

Fourways Cross, Chulmleigh, Chulmleigh, EX187AA
Telephone: 01769 580292
Distance: 10.22 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Lane to Chulmleigh Library

Crediton Library

Belle Parade, Crediton, EX172AA
Telephone: 01363 772578
Distance: 10.24 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Lane to Crediton Library

South Moulton Library

1 East Street, South Molton, EX363BU
Telephone: 01769 572128
Distance: 18.9 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Lane to South Moulton Library

Chagford Library

Jubilee Hall, Chagford, TQ138DP
Telephone: 01647 433651
Distance: 20.93 Kilometres
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Transport

Airports

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 27.86 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Lane to Exeter International Airport
Plymouth City Airport is 53.85 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Lane to Plymouth City Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 67.31 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Lane to Cardiff International Airport
Swansea Airport is 85.88 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Lane to Swansea Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Topsham Ferry Landing is 28.05 Kilometers away
Directions from Birch Lane to Topsham Ferry Landing
Topsham Lock Ferry Landing is 28.06 Kilometers away
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Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing is 28.28 Kilometers away
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Turf Lock Inn Ferry Landing is 29.71 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birch Lane is approximately 8.64 miles from the A30

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 25.9 Km Away
Directions from Birch Lane to M5 J31/A30/A38

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Spar

The Old Corner Shop, Fore Street, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7BR
Distance: 9.87 Kilometres
Directions from Birch Lane to Spar

Spar

The Old Corner Shop, Fore Street, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7BR6 High Street, North Tawton, EX20 2HF
Distance: 11.27 Kilometres
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Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd

Exeter Road Dawlish Devon, EX7 0SB
Distance: 13.73 Kilometres
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Sainsburys

New Road, South Molton, Devon, EX36 4BQ
Distance: 18.59 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Historic House

Attraction Name: Fursdon House and Garden
Distance: 16.32 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Fursdon House and Garden

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Fursdon House
Distance: 16.56 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Fursdon House

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Fingle Bridge
Distance: 16.79 (km)
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Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Five Mile Hill Solar Farm
Distance: 17.07 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Mid Devon District
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Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton
EX16 6PP
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Telephone Number: 01884 255 255
County Council: Devon County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Sandford and Creedy Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Central Devon
The Member of Parliament is Mel Stride
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In the 2017 General Election Mel Stride won with a majority of 15680 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 74370
Within the area of Morchard Bishop Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020070
Ons Area Name:Mid Devon 010C
Average Age : 45.99
Population: 1893.00
Male Population: 943.00 (49.82%)
Female Population: 950.00 (50.18%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 7 (0.37%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Crediton Rural North covers the political wards of Sandford & Creedy, Upper Yeo, Taw & Taw Vale.  It is a predominantly rural area with the largest centres of population being Lapford, Morchard Bishop, Bow, Sandford and Chawleigh.  The area boundary matches that of Mid Devon District. The A377 linking Exeter to North Devon runs through the patch as does the Tarka Line which provides a rail link to a number of villages. 

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Telephone: 101
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Location details

Location Details

Birch Lane

OS Reference: 276049, 107534
OS Grid Reference: SS760075
Latitude and Longitude: 50.853465057207, -3.7611327833446
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 24.493 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birch Lane

Map Number: 191
Map Name: Okehampton & North Dartmoor
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Mid Devon
Devon
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