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Tawstock, Devon

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Tawstock, Devon

Tawstock is a village and civil parish in North Devon in the English county of Devon. It has a population of 2,093.
DistrictNorth Devon
Post townBARNSTAPLE
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS5529
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01271
Population2,093 (2001)
 

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

Tawstoke ~ Tauestoch

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

Tawstock, par. and vil., Devon, on river Taw, 2 miles S. of Barnstaple, 6582 ac., pop. 1062; P.O.; Tawstock Court is the seat of the Wrey family; old Tawstock House, now represented by an ancient gate-way, was garrisoned in 1646 by Fairfax.

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