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Frithelstock, Devon

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Frithelstock, Devon

Frithelstock is a civil parish and settlement in Devon, England. It is located within Torridge local authority area and formed part of Shebbear Hundred. In 2001 the population of the parish was 366. The name derives from the Anglo-Saxon Frithulac's Stocc. The Lord of the Manor of Frithelstock is Robert Titherley of Titherley in Hampshire whose family can be traced back to the earliest Frithelstock parish records dated circa 1530.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS4619
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

Other names by which Frithelstock, Devon has been known in the past

Fredelestoch ~ Fredeletestoc

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

Frithelstock, par., N. Devon, 4½ miles SE. of Bideford, 4382 ac., pop. 559; contains the hamlet of Frithelstock Stone.

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