Ashford, North Devon
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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.
The parish church of St Peter is a grade II* listed building. The tower was rebuilt in 1798 and the remainder in 1854.
- "Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER List entry Number: 1107140". English Heritage. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
- Media related to Ashford, North Devon at Wikimedia Commons
- Devon Local Studies - Ashford community page
- Ashford in the Domesday Book
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