Stoke Rivers

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St Bartholomew's Church, Stoke Rivers

Stoke Rivers is a small village five miles north-east of Barnstaple, in Devon, England. The village historically formed part of Shirwell Hundred and for ecclesiastical purposes falls within the Shirwell Deanery.[1] The parish of Stoke Rivers comprises the village itself as well as several scattered farmsteads.[2] There is also the medieval parish church of St. Batholomew and a small Baptist church.

The name derives from the Rivers family, who owned the village.[3]

The village is located at grid reference SS6335035450

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] "Historic Stoke Rivers, Devon County Council" (retrieved 15 October 2014)
  2. ^ [2] "Tour Devon" (retrieved 15 October 2014)
  3. '^ genuki entry (retrieved 28 May 2010)

External links[edit]

Media related to Stoke Rivers at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°06′07″N 3°57′11″W / 51.10202°N 3.95311°W / 51.10202; -3.95311