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Newton St Petrock, Devon

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Newton St Petrock, Devon

Newton St Petrock is an ecclesiastical and civil parish in the Torridge District of Devon in England, occupying approximately 1,500 acres . It has a population in 2001 of 163. A mile to the east of the village are the earthwork remains of Durpley Castle, a medieval motte-and-bailey. The parish’s famous landmark is an ancient oak. It’s profile is, appropriately, that of an acorn whose western border follows the River Torridge.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS4112
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

Newton St Petrock, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Newton St Petrock, par. and vil., Devon, on river Torridge, 11 miles SW. of Bideford, 1556 ac., pop. 230.

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