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Alverdiscott, Devon

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Alverdiscott, Devon

Alverdiscott is a village and civil parish in the Torridge district of Devon, about seven miles south of Barnstaple. The parish had a population of 281 according to the 2001 census. The church has a Norman font and doorway. It also has a sixteenth century pulpit. There is the site of a Roman fort close by the village. It is situated on the B3232 road. It is also a popular holiday destination for holiday lodges, since the village is near Barnstaple and the North Devon coastline.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS5125
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

Alscott ~ Alveredescote ~ Alveredescota

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

Alverdiscott, par., N. Devon, 5 miles E. of Bideford, 2273 ac., pop. 272.

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