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Back Lane in Black Torrington

Back Lane is a Street in the Devon village of Black Torrington and measures approximately 369 metres long.

There are 725 other streets named Back Lane in Great Britain.

Back Lane is within the area of Torridge District Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Black Torrington.

Back Lane has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 40902345 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Back Lane is roughly 111.68 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 114.60 and the lowest point being 108.30. A change of 6.30 metres.

Back Lane is located within the county of Devon which is in the South West (England) region of the UK. 182.79 miles West from the centre of London, 18.27 miles South from the centre of Barnstaple, 29.19 miles West from the centre of Exeter and 31.51 miles North from the centre of Plymouth.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Back Lane

Sunrise07:53
Sunset18:07

Latest Weather Conditions for Back Lane

Observed at Weather Station:North Wyke 23 October 2020 at 03:00 (12.80 miles away)
Current Weather:Cloudy
Temperature and Humidity:10.5°C (96.0%)
Wind Direction and Speed:W (7 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Back Lane Black Torrington

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Travelodge Okehampton Sourton Cross
Address:Sourton Cross, A386, Okehampton, EX20 4LY
Telephone:0871 984 6048 Learn More
9.70
2: Name:Premier Inn Bideford
Address:Clovelly Road
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12.84
3: Name:Premier Inn Bude
Address:The Strand
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16.00
4: Name:Travelodge Okehampton Whiddon Down
Address:A30, Whiddon Down, Okehampton, EX20 2QT
Telephone:0871 984 6047 Learn More
16.08
5: Name:Travelodge Barnstaple
Address:A39 North Devon Link Road, Barnstaple, EX31 3RZ
Telephone:0871 984 6345 Learn More
16.81
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Back Lane above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
111.68108.30114.606.30

Frequently asked Questions for Back Lane

What Council (Local Authority) is Back Lane in?

Back Lane is located within the local authority area of Torridge District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Back Lane in?

Back Lane is located within the area of Black Torrington Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Back Lane in?

Back Lane is located within the ward of Coham Bridge.

What County is Back Lane in?

Back Lane is located within the ceremonial county of Devon.

What Constituency is Back Lane in?

Back Lane is located within the constituency of Torridge and West Devon.

What Part of the UK is Back Lane in?

Back Lane is located within the South West (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Back Lane in?

Back Lane is located within the Devon Council area.

What Police Force area is Back Lane in?

Back Lane is located within the Devon and Cornwall Police area.

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Location Details

Back Lane
Map showing the location of Back Lane
Latitude50.827141
Longitude-4.177106
OS Easting (X):246688
OS Northing (Y):105388
OS Grid Reference:SS467054

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Back Lane

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00102775
ONS Area NameRural Life
Average Age49.65
Area Population1534.00
Male Population758.00 (49%)
Female Population776.00 (51%)
Benefit Claimants7 (0%)
LSOA Code:E01020289
LSOA Name:Torridge 009B
SOA Code:2c
SOA Name:Remoter communities
MSOA Code:E02004228
MSOA Name:Torridge 009
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Nearest Supermarkets

Waitrose Holsworthy
Station Road, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6AZ
01409 255460
Distance: 7.85 Miles
Directions from Back Lane to Waitrose Holsworthy
Waitrose Okehampton
School Way, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1WL
01837 659008
Distance: 9.64 Miles
Directions from Back Lane to Waitrose Okehampton
Asda Bideford
Clovelly Road, Bideford, EX39 3QU
01237 427720
Distance: 12.75 Miles
Directions from Back Lane to Asda Bideford
Tesco Bideford Superstore
Manteo Way, Bideford, EX39 4AJ
0345 026 9622
Distance: 13.2 Miles
Directions from Back Lane to Tesco Bideford Superstore

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01409 - Holsworthy
Area Code: 01805 - Great Torrington

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Torridge District Council
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Riverbank House, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2QG
Telephone Number: 01237 428 700
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Geoffrey Cox
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In the 2019 General Election Geoffrey Cox won with a majority of 24,992 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 80,403
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Coham Bridge Ward
Parish: Black Torrington Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Devon
County Council: Devon Council

Nearest Car Parks

Halwill Junction Car Park
Station Fields, Holsworthy, Devon
Holsworthy
EX21 5XX
Distance: 3.63 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01237428700
Operated by: Torridge District Council
St Petrock's Car Park
Brandise Road, Petrockstowe, Devon
Petrockstowe
EX20 3HJ
Distance: 3.73 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Cookworthy Forest Centre Car Park
A3079, Brandis Corner, Devon
Brandis Corner
EX21 5UU
Distance: 4.12 km (click for directions)
From the Okehampton direction take the A3079, signposted for Bude. You will find the public car park on the right and Cookworthy Forest Centre on the left, two miles after passing through Halwill Junction.
Telephone: 01594833057
Operated by: Forestry Commission
Heathmoor Plantation Car Park
Bury Cross, Huish, Devon
Huish
EX20 3QF
Distance: 4.44 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
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Nearest Schools

Black Torrington Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.28 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 02/11/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 30
Address: Black Torrington Church of England Primary School, Black Torrington, EX21 5PU
Head: Miss Lisa Paton (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Back Lane to Black Torrington Church of England Primary School
Highampton Community Primary School
Distance: 1.35 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 18/10/2012)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 31
Address: Highampton Community Primary School, Highampton, EX21 5LE
Head: Mrs Angela Restall (Executive Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Back Lane to Highampton Community Primary School
Shebbear College
Distance: 2.83 Miles
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected )
Number of Pupils: 331
Address: Shebbear College, Shebbear, EX21 5HJ
Head: Mr S Weale (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Back Lane to Shebbear College
Shebbear Community School
Distance: 2.97 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 23/03/2012)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 67
Address: Shebbear Community School, Shebbear, EX21 5SG
Head: Mr Nick Alford (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Back Lane to Shebbear Community School

Nearest Hospitals

Holsworthy Hospital
Address: Dobles Lane, Holsworthy, EX22 6JQ,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01409 253 424
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.56 (miles)
Directions from Back Lane to Holsworthy Hospital
Torrington Hospital
Address: Calf Street, Torrington, EX38 7BJ,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01805 622208
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.99 (miles)
Directions from Back Lane to Torrington Hospital
Okehampton Community Hospital
Address: Cavell Way, Okehampton, EX20 1PN,
NHS Sector
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01837 658000
Distance: 9.82 (miles)
Directions from Back Lane to Okehampton Community Hospital
Bideford Hospital
Address: Abbotsham Road, Bideford, EX39 3AG,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01271 322 577
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 13.27 (miles)
Directions from Back Lane to Bideford Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Back Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Back Lane
7.80 Endsleigh Dental Practice 12 Victoria Square EX22 6AA
7.81 Dr John Chope And Associates Penroses Dental Practice, Bodmin Street EX22 6BB
7.81 Holsworthy Nhs Dental Care First Floor, Penroses, Bodmin Street EX22 6BB
8.71 Torrington Dental Practice Halsdon Terrace EX38 8DY
8.75 Castle Hill Dental Practice Castle Hill Gardens EX38 8EU

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Back Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
0.10 Black Torrington Surgery Bowhay Close, Black Torrington EX21 5QE tel:01409 321628
4.58 Hatherleigh Medical Centre Bridge Street, Hatherleigh EX20 3HZ
7.58 Ruby Country Medical Group Holsworthy Medical Centre, Dobles Lane EX22 6GH tel:01409 253692
8.75 Castle Gardens Surgery Castle Hill Gardens EX38 8EU tel:07805 623222
8.78 Torrington Health Centre New Road EX38 8EL tel:01805 622247

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Back Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
7.58 Boots Uk Limited Dobles Lane EX22 6GH tel:01409 253553
7.77 Lloydspharmacy 3 The Square EX22 6DL
8.77 Lloydspharmacy 1 High Street EX38 8HR
9.76 Boots Uk Limited 27-28 Fore Street EX20 1HB tel:01837 54322
9.76 Lloydspharmacy 31-32 Fore Street EX20 1HB tel:01837 52153

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Back Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Back Lane
7.81 Vision Express (holsworthy) 4 Bodmin Street EX22 6BB
8.78 A & J Opticians 10 Fore Street EX38 8HQ
8.80 Paul Donner (torrington) 2 Well Street EX38 8EP
9.75 Specsavers (okehampton) 17 Fore Street EX20 1AN
9.76 Angus Mcphie Optometrists Ltd - Okehampton 26a Fore Street EX20 1HB

Nearest Libraries

Holsworthy Library
North Road, Holsworthy, EX226HA
Telephone: 01409 253514
Distance: 7.75 Miles
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Directions from Back Lane to Holsworthy Library
Torrington Library
Castle Hill, Torrington, EX388AA
Telephone: 01805 622107
Distance: 8.71 Miles
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Directions from Back Lane to Torrington Library
Okehampton Library
4 North Street, Okehampton, EX201AR
Telephone: 01837 52805
Distance: 9.71 Miles
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Directions from Back Lane to Okehampton Library
Bideford Library
New Road, Bideford, EX392HR
Telephone: 01237 476075
Distance: 13.15 Miles
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Directions from Back Lane to Bideford Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Okehampton Station is 10.25 miles away.

Address: Okehampton station, Station Road, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1EJ

Okehampton is situated on the Dartmoor Railway and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Okehampton Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Back Lane to Okehampton Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Crediton00:34:30
Exeter Central00:53:00
Exeter St David's00:47:00
Newton St Cyres00:41:00
Sampford Courtenay00:08:00
St James Park (Exeter)00:55:00

Sampford Courtenay Station is 10.98 miles away.

Address: Sampford Courtenay station, off B3215, Belstone Corner, Devon, EX20 2SP

Sampford Courtenay is situated on the Dartmoor Railway and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Sampford Courtenay Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Back Lane to Sampford Courtenay Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Crediton00:25:30
Exeter Central00:45:00
Exeter St David's00:38:00
Newton St Cyres00:33:00
Okehampton00:09:00
St James Park (Exeter)00:47:00

Portsmouth Arms Station is 13.34 miles away.

Address: Portsmouth Arms station, adjacent A377, Portsmouth Arms, Devon, EX37 9NB

Portsmouth Arms is situated on the Tarka Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Portsmouth Arms Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Back Lane to Portsmouth Arms Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Barnstaple00:18:00
Chapelton (Devon)00:12:00
Copplestone00:29:00
Crediton00:43:00
Eggesford00:14:00
Exeter Central01:06:00
Exeter St David's01:02:00
Kings Nympton00:06:00
Lapford00:21:00
Morchard Road00:25:00
Newton St Cyres00:47:00
St James Park (Exeter)01:08:00
Umberleigh00:07:00
Yeoford00:34:00

Eggesford Station is 13.84 miles away.

Address: Eggesford station, adjacent A377, Eggesford, Devon, EX18 7JZ

Eggesford is situated on the Tarka Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Eggesford Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Back Lane to Eggesford Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Barnstaple00:26:00
Chapelton (Devon)00:24:00
Copplestone00:13:00
Crediton00:29:00
Exeter Central00:52:00
Exeter St David's00:46:00
Kings Nympton00:07:00
Lapford00:07:00
Morchard Road00:09:00
Newton St Cyres00:34:00
Portsmouth Arms00:12:00
St James Park (Exeter)00:54:00
Umberleigh00:17:00
Yeoford00:18:00

Nearest Airports

Plymouth City Airport is 28.12 miles away Directions from Back Lane to Plymouth City Airport
Exeter International Airport is 33.88 miles away Directions from Back Lane to Exeter International Airport
Newquay St Mawgan Airport is 44.79 miles away Directions from Back Lane to Newquay St Mawgan Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 53.67 miles away Directions from Back Lane to Cardiff International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Bideford Ferry Landing is 13.29 miles away

Directions from Back Lane to Bideford Ferry Landing

Instow Ferry Landing is 15.48 miles away

Directions from Back Lane to Instow Ferry Landing

Appledore Ferry Landing is 15.67 miles away

Directions from Back Lane to Appledore Ferry Landing

Ilfracombe Ferry Landing is 26.66 miles away

Directions from Back Lane to Ilfracombe Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Back Lane is approximately 9.23 miles from the A30

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Holsworthy Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 7.78 (miles)
Directions from Back Lane to Holsworthy Museum
Attraction Name: RHS Garden Rosemoor
Gardens
Distance: 7.89 (miles)
Directions from Back Lane to RHS Garden Rosemoor
Attraction Name: Okehampton Castle
Historic Properties
Distance: 9.94 (miles)
Directions from Back Lane to Okehampton Castle
Attraction Name: Finch Foundry
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 12.85 (miles)
Directions from Back Lane to Finch Foundry
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