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Atherington, Devon

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Atherington, Devon

Atherington is a village and civil parish in the North Devon district of Devon, England, about 8 miles south of Barnstaple. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 391. The church of St Mary is Perpendicular and was restored by J. L. Pearson in 1884. The church has a screen and gallery dating back 400 years, as well as a roodloft stairway of the same age. In the loft are Elizabethan heraldic panels.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS5923
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Atherington, par. and vil., N. Devon, 1 mile from Umberleigh ry. sta. and 7 miles SE. of Barnstaple, 3326 ac., pop. 518; P.O.

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