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Knowstone, Devon

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Knowstone, Devon

Knowstone is a village and civil parish situated in the North Devon district of Devon, England, halfway between the Mid Devon town of Tiverton, Devon and the North Devon town of South Molton. The hamlet of East Knowstone lies due east of the village.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS8223
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Chenudestane ~ Chenutdestana

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

Knowstone, par. and vil., Devon--par., 4989 ac., pop. 416; vil., 8 miles SE. of South Molton; P.O.; was the birthplace of Admiral Sir John Berry (1635-169l); in vicinity is the hamlet of East Knowstones.

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