Ashwater

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Ashwater
Ashwater Church (geograph 2701494).jpg
St Peter's church
Ashwater is located in Devon
Ashwater
Ashwater
Location within Devon
OS grid referenceSX3895
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBEAWORTHY
Postcode districtEX21
Dialling code01409
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Devon
50°44′N 4°17′W / 50.73°N 04.29°W / 50.73; -04.29Coordinates: 50°44′N 4°17′W / 50.73°N 04.29°W / 50.73; -04.29

Ashwater is a village and civil parish in the Torridge district of Devon, England.[1][2] According to the 2001 census it had a population of 651 that had risen to 673 by the 2011 census.[3][4] It is close to the Cornish border, and is about 10 miles north of Launceston.[1]

The church is thirteenth century, with fifteenth-century windows, with an arcade that mixes the two periods. The decorated font is Norman, described by Mee as "a great treasure".[5] The former rectory is a Grade II listed building. [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 190 Bude & Clovelly (Boscastle & Holsworthy) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319231456.
  2. ^ "Ashwater - Introduction". www.ashwaterparish.org.uk. Atwater Parish Council. Retrieved 3 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Key Statistics for 2001 Census: Ashwater (Parish)". www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Key Statistics for 2011 Census: Ashwater (Parish)". www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 March 2016.
  5. ^ Mee, A. (1965). The King's England: Devon. Hodder and Stoughton. p. 24.
  6. ^ "Historic England". THE OLD RECTORY INCLUDING GARDEN WALL ADJOINING AT REAR.

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