|Alt names||Bardestapla||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 76|
|Barnestabla||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 76|
|Barnestapla||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 76|
|Barnestaple||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 76|
|Type||Town, Borough (municipal)|
|Located in||Devon, England|
|See also||Braunton Hundred, Devon, England||hundred in which the borough was located|
|North Devon District, Devon, England||modern district in which it is the main town|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Barnstaple is a former river-port, civil parish and largest town of the local government district of North Devon in the county of Devon, England.
Since 1974, it has been a civil parish governed by town council. The parish of Barnstaple has a population of 23,710 but the population of the urban area of the town taking in Sticklepath, Roundswell and Bickington is 30,916. Near-contiguous areas such as Bishop's Tawton, Fremington and Landkey and other satellite settlements make up a hinterland known as the 'Barnstaple Town Area' which has a population of 53,514.
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