Place:Stockland, Devon, England

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NameStockland
Alt namesErtacomestocasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 86
Ertacomestochesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 86
TypeParish
Coordinates50.833°N 3.067°W
Located inDevon, England     (1844 - )
Also located inDorset, England     ( - 1844)
See alsoAxminster Rural, Devon, Englandrural district in which the town was located 1894-1974
East Devon District, Devon, Englandcovering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Stockland is a small rural village in Devon, close to the borders of both Dorset and Somerset. Its nearest neighbouring towns are Honiton and Axminster, which are 6 miles and 5 miles away respectively. It has a population of around 600. The Stockland parish was an exclave of Dorset until the Counties (Detached Parts) Act 1844.

Before 1974 Stockland was in the Axminster Rural District. Since that date it has been part of the East Devon District.

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