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Ashreigney, Devon

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Ashreigney, Devon

Ashreigney is a village and civil parish in the Torridge district of Devon, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 446. The village is about 15 miles south of Barnstaple. The church is mostly fifteenth century and has a Medieval font. The village was recorded in the Domesday Book.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS6213
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 Ashreigney, Devon has been known in the past

Rings Ash ~ Ringsash ~ Aisse ~ Aissa

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

Ashreigney, or Ringsash, par., N. Devon, 4 miles NW. of Eggesford ry. sta. and 4 miles SW. of Chumreigh, 5663 ac., pop. 675; P.O. It was a rendezvous of Fairfax, in 1646, prior to his attack on Torrington.

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