Ashford, North Devon

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Ashford, North Devon
Ashford, North Devon is located in Devon
Ashford, North Devon
Ashford, North Devon
 Ashford, North Devon shown within Devon
OS grid reference SS5335
Shire county Devon
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
UK
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Coordinates: 51°05′N 4°06′W / 51.09°N 04.10°W / 51.09; -04.10

Ashford is a village and civil parish in the North Devon district of Devon, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 273.

This Ashford has a different origin to other place-names called Ashford, the origin being "ash-tree enclosure" Old English æsc "ash tree" and worō / worth "enclosure". The name was recorded as Aiscawurde in 1182.

St Peters church

The parish church of St Peter is a grade II* listed building. The tower was rebuilt in 1798 and the remainder in 1854. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER List entry Number: 1107140". English Heritage. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 

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