Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey

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The Grade I listed Church of St Michael, Horwood

Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey is a civil parish in North Devon district, Devon, England. In the 2011 census it was recorded as having a population of 487.[1] It includes the villages of Horwood and Newton Tracey and the hamlet of Lovacott.

The neighbouring parishes are Fremington to the north; Tawstock to the east; Yarnscombe (in Torridge district) to the south east; Alverdiscott (Torridge district) to the south; Westleigh and Instow to the west.[2]

There are 40 listed buildings in the parish. The Church of St Michael in Horwood is Grade I listed;[3] the Church of St Thomas of Canterbury in Newton Tracey and Hoopers Cottage in Horwood (a house dated c.1600) are Grade II*,[4][5] and the remaining houses, gravestones, and farm buildings are Grade II.[6]

The two Anglican parish churches are in the Diocese of Exeter.[7][8]

Horwood And Newton Tracey Community Primary School serves the area and is located at Lovacott. It was built in 1876, but there has been a school in Lovacott for two centuries. The school has about 90 pupils.[9]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey (Parish): Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  2. ^ "About the area: Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey parish". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Michael (1325319)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Thomas of Canterbury (1253508)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Hoopers Cottage (1325320)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Advanced search". National Heritage List for England. Historic England. Retrieved 15 August 2016. Enter parish name to search
  7. ^ "St Michael, Horwood". achurchnearyou. Church of England. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  8. ^ "St Thomas-a-Beckett, Newton Tracey". achurchnearyou. Church of England. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  9. ^ "About Us and Aims and Ethos". Horwood And Newton Tracey Community Primary School. Retrieved 16 August 2016.

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Coordinates: 51°01′38″N 4°06′40″W / 51.0271°N 4.1111°W / 51.0271; -4.1111