Umberleigh is a
former large manor within the historic hundred of (North) Tawton,
but today a small village in North Devon in England. It was
historically an ecclesiastical parish of itself, but following the
building of the church at Atherington it became a part of that
parish. It forms however a part of the civil parish of
Chittlehampton, which is mostly located on the east side of the
Historically the manor of Umberleigh, which had its own entry in the
Domesday Book of 1086, was entirely situated on the west side of the
River Taw and was centred on the Nunnery which was given by William
the Conqueror to the Holy Trinity Abbey in Caen, Normandy.
The site was later occupied by the manor house of Umberleigh, the
present Georgian manifestation of which, a large and grand
farmhouse, is known as "Umberleigh House". Next to the manor house
in about 1275 was founded Umberleigh Chapel, now a ruin the single
remaining wall of which forms the back wall of a farm implements
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Northcote Manor is a North Devon country house hotel, renowned for
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Self catering farm cottages in North Devon - Wheelchair friendly,
children and dogs welcome - Farm Club - Short breaks & longer
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