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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Devon 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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