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Morchard Bishop

Morchard Bishop

Morchard Bishop
Morchard Bishop is located in Devon
Morchard Bishop
 Morchard Bishop shown within Devon
Population 975 (2001)
OS grid reference
Civil parish Morchard Bishop
District Mid Devon
Shire county Devon
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CREDITON
Postcode district EX17
Dialling code 01363
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Central Devon
List of places

Morchard Bishop is a village and civil parish in Mid Devon in the English county of Devon. It has a population of 975,[1] and contains a primary school, two churches, and a playing field with tennis court. Notable past residents include Ernest Bevin.

Morchard Bishop is twinned with a village in Normandy. It also has a garage,a post office and a pub called The London Inn, a surgery, a blacksmith and its own woodland. It is a peaceful village set in beautiful scenery about 8 miles (13 km) from the market town of Crediton. It is a vibrant community with lots going on: the village pantomime, an allotment association, a Ukelele band and football teams.


  1. ^ Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Mid DevonOffice for National Statistics : Retrieved 27 January 2010

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