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Chardstock Church
Chardstock is located in Devon
 Chardstock shown within Devon
Population 828 
OS grid reference ST309045
Shire county Devon
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district EX13
Dialling code 01460
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament East Devon
List of places

Coordinates: 50°50′09″N 2°58′50″W / 50.835796°N 2.980691°W / 50.835796; -2.980691

Chardstock is a village and civil parish located on the eastern border of Devon, England off the A358 road between Chard and Axminster. The parish population at the 2011 Census was 828.[1] The village is a major part of the electoral ward of Yarty. The ward population at the above census was 2,361.[2]

The attractive village is surrounded by farmland and woodland and is within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village church dates from the 19th Century. It has the river Kit running through it and a post office and pub.

The collection of work by Artist Kenneth Butler Evans, cousin of poet William Butler Yeats, is based in the village at the home of his widow, sculptor Ann Ford.

The parish also contains the hamlets of Bewley Down, Birchill, Burridge, Holy City and Tytherleigh.


  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Yarty ward 2011". Retrieved 25 February 2015. 

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