Sampford Courtenay  Village Website

Welcome to our Village Website.

The parish of Sampford Courtenay is situated just off the northern slopes of Dartmoor and spans some five miles from north to south and two miles east to west, covering an area of 8323 acres and has a population of 600.

The older houses in the village are constructed of both local stone and cob with many of them having thatched roofs.

The village has a Grade 1 listed 15th Century parish church (St. Andrews) originally in the patronage of the Courtenay (Earls of Devon) family but since the Reformation King's College, Cambridge is the Patron. It is a large church with tall tower at West end and famous roof bosses including two green men, a sow with piglets and a three hares in a circle. The Prayer Book rebellion started in the Village in 1549 and there is a permanent display in the church..

The village has two pubs, The Countryman on the B3215 Bow to Okehampton road and the New Inn in the centre of the village. Both serve food and have a good variety of beers and wines.

Many of the social events in the village take place in the Village Hall which was formerly the Village School, they include, Whist Drives, Bingo, Skittles, Jazz Evenings, Dog Show, Quizes and many others.

The Parish Council meets once a month in the village hall and details of the councillors and their meetings may be found by clicking on Parish Council above.




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Roundabout

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West Devon Borough Council

You can now make benefit claims on line.

Okehampton District Community Transport Grouprict

Additional trips Available

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16-08-17 Additional trips now available.pdf The Annual Village Flower and Produce Show took place  on Saturday 20th August here are some of the many  interesting exhibits.

Okehampton Medical Centre

Flu Clinic Schedule in Okehampton and surrounding villages.

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16-08-25 FLU CLINIC  POSTERS.pdf

Connecting Devon and Somerset
Superfast broadband may be on the way. Do you qualify for a £500 voucher?

16-09-03 Connecting Devon and Somerset Update.pdf

Temporary road closures and speed limits in our area during October  2016


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Fishleigh Lodge to Friar’s Hele Cross, Hatherleigh

6-8th October

Fishleigh Lodge to Friar’s Hele Cross, Hatherleigh

10th- 12th October

16-09-22 160920 TTRO1618039 On Site Notice.pdf 16-09-22 160920 TTRO1618043 On Site Notice.pdf 16-09-22 Roundabout October 2016.pdf

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16-09-23 Away Day Poster3.pdf

West Devon Borough Council
Formal order  to change Sampford Courtenay footpath No.3
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