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Ashwater, Devon

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Ashwater, Devon

Ashwater is a village and civil parish in the Torridge district of Devon, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 651. It is close by the Cornish border, and is about 10 miles north of Launceston. The church is thirteenth century, with fifteenth-century windows, with an arcade that mixes the two periods. The decorated font is Norman, described as "a great treasure" in Mee (1965).
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX3895
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
Dialling code01409

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

Aisse ~ Aissa

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

Ashwater, par. and vil., S.Devon, 2m.from Lifton ry. sta. and 6 m. SE. of Holsworthy, 8587 ac., pop. 849; P.O.

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