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St. Mary Magdelene's church, Huntshaw - - 660001.jpg
St. Mary Magdelene's Church
Huntshaw is located in Devon
Huntshaw shown within Devon
Population 120 (2001 UK Census)
OS grid reference SS 50551 22859
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
50°59′10″N 4°07′52″W / 50.986°N 4.131°W / 50.986; -4.131Coordinates: 50°59′10″N 4°07′52″W / 50.986°N 4.131°W / 50.986; -4.131

Huntshaw is a village and civil parish located two and a half miles NNE of Great Torrington,[1] in the Torridge district, in the county of Devon, England. Huntshaw has a church called St. Mary Magdelene's Church[2] which is Grade II* Listed.[3] There is a mast in Huntshaw called Huntshaw Cross transmitting station. The name Huntshaw is thought to originate from Honey Wood.[4] Huntshaw was recorded in the Domesday Book as Huneseue.[5][6] In 2001 the population of the civil parish of Huntshaw was 120,[7] although it was 143 in 1901 and 212 in 1801, Huntshaw was in the Fremington Hundred.[8] Other features in Huntshaw include Huntshaw Barton[9] and Huntshaw Mill Bridge which is Grade II listed, although some of it is in Weare Giffard CP.[10]


  1. ^ "History of Huntshaw, in Torridge and Devon | Map and description". Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  2. ^ "St Mary Magdalene Church of England, Huntshaw, Devon genealogy". GENUKI. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  3. ^ Good Stuff IT Services (1960-10-04). "Church of St Mary Magdalene - Huntshaw - Devon - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  4. ^ "History of Huntshaw". Archived from the original on 2011-01-22. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
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  6. ^ "DocumentsOnline | Image Details". The National Archives. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  7. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics. "Check Browser Settings". Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  8. ^ "Huntshaw". 2010-05-14. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  9. ^ "North Devon B&B Bed and Breakfast Farmhouse Accommodation - nr Barnstaple, Torrington and Bideford". Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  10. ^ Good Stuff IT Services (1988-10-19). "Huntshaw Mill Bridge (that Part in Huntshaw Cp) - Weare Giffard - Devon - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 

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