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Ashford, North Devon

Coordinates: 51°05′N 4°06′W / 51.09°N 04.10°W / 51.09; -04.10
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Ashford, North Devon
Ashford, North Devon is located in Devon
Ashford, North Devon
Ashford, North Devon
Location within Devon
OS grid referenceSS5335
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBarnstaple
Postcode districtEX31
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
FireDevon and Somerset
AmbulanceSouth Western
UK Parliament
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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 2011 census it had a population of 267.[1]

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.[2]


  1. ^ "Ashford (Parish, United Kingdom) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map and Location". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 24 September 2021.
  2. ^ Historic England. "CHURCH OF ST PETER (1107140)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 17 June 2014.