Place:Ashwater, Devon, England

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NameAshwater
Alt namesAissasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 76
Aissesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 76
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates50.733°N 4.267°W
Located inDevon, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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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).

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