Plymtree Village Website

Parish Council News and Information

Welcome to the Plymtree Village Website

Plymtree is a small village near Cullompton in Devon, England. It has a population of approximately 600.

The village has a public house called The Blacksmith Arms which is featured in 2006 Good Beer Guide and a Church of England primary school.

There is a thriving community shop run by volunteers which houses an outreach post office which is open during the week and is used by the village community, as is the village hall, playground and recreation field.

The annual country fayre and horse show is held on the August Bank Holiday. It has a thriving cricket club, tennis court and an historic yew tree in the churchyard of the St John the Baptist church.

Throughout the winter parents run a football club every Saturday morning at the village playing field.

Plymtree is located within East Devon local authority area.

Historically it formed part of Hayridge Hundred. It falls within Cullompton Deanery for ecclesiastical purposes.

The Deaneries are used to arrange the typescript Church Notes of B.F.Cresswell which are held in the Westcountry Studies Library.

The population was 375 in 1801 359 in 1901 . Figures for other years are available on the local studies website. In 1641/2 146 adult males signed the Protestation returns.

A parish history file is held in Cullompton Library, and the many listed buildings in Plymtree are detailed here.

Maps: The image below is of the Plymtree area on Donn's one inch to the mile survey of 1765.


On the County Series Ordnance Survey mapping the area is to be found on 1:2,500 sheet 57/15 Six inch (1:10560) sheet 57SE.

The National Grid reference for the centre of the area is ST052028. On the post 1945 National Grid Ordnance Survey mapping the sheets are: 1:10,000 (six inch to a mile: sheet ST00SE, 1:25,000 mapping: sheet Explorer 030, Landranger (1:50,000) mapping: sheet 192. Geological sheet 325 also covers the area.

NEWS

  • Road Closure
    The bridge by Old Bridge Farm on the road leading north out of Plymtree/ Norman's Green is in danger of collapse. The road has been closed, probably for at least one month.
    21/11/2014
  • Recycle Devon Thank You Awards
    10/11/2014
  • Review of Ian Sherwood Concert
    Over 50 people enjoyed the sell-out concert in Plymtree's 'Cafe Theatre' with singer, songwriter and all round nice guy Ian Sherwood
    05/11/2014

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