Coordinates: 50°57′06″N 3°38′12″W / 50.95167°N 3.63667°W / 50.95167; -3.63667
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Village of Rackenford
All Saints church
All Saints church
Coordinates: 50°57′06″N 3°38′12″W / 50.95167°N 3.63667°W / 50.95167; -3.63667
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionSouth West England
Ceremonial countyDevon
Time zoneUTC0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Postcode district
Rackenford shown on an old map.

Rackenford is a village and civil parish in North Devon, England. It is roughly located 7.31 miles North West of Tiverton and 20 miles South East of Barnstaple

Points Of Interest[edit]

All Saints Church[edit]

The village church, situated in the middle of the village, previously named Holy Trinity.

Rackenford Club[edit]

A private members club located just outside Rackenford on the "Old Rackenford Road"

The Stag Inn[edit]

A pub located in the centre of the village opposite the church. It is rumoured to be one of the oldest pubs in Devon and to contain beams from the Mary Rose. The Stag Inn has been beautifully renovated and reopened in 2018. Since Covid, it is open for a traditional family Sunday Lunch and special events only.

Nature reserve[edit]

Rackenford and Knowstone Moors, a nature reserve of Devon Wildlife Trust, is near the village.

Population Figures[edit]

Population Figures
Year 1801 1851 1901 1931 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 2005
Population 340 473 302 317 291 282 311 329 318 407

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