Ashreigney

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Ashreigney
Ashreigney Church - geograph.org.uk - 171279.jpg
St James' church
Ashreigney is located in Devon
Ashreigney
Ashreigney
Location within Devon
OS grid referenceSS6213
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
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UK
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Devon
50°54′N 3°58′W / 50.90°N 03.96°W / 50.90; -03.96Coordinates: 50°54′N 3°58′W / 50.90°N 03.96°W / 50.90; -03.96

Ashreigney is a village and civil parish in the Torridge district of Devon, England, about 15 miles south of the town of Barnstaple. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 446, compared to 540 in 1901.[1]

The church is mostly fifteenth century and has a medieval font. The village was recorded in the Domesday Book.[2]

Within the parish is the small settlement of Riddlecombe, which was a medieval manor.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Harris, Helen (2004). A Handbook of Devon Parishes. Tiverton: Halsgrove. p. 9. ISBN 1-84114-314-6.
  2. ^ "The Domesday Book Index" Archived July 23, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, Haughton.net. Retrieved 4 November 2007

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