Place:


Stoke Rivers  Devon

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stoke Rivers like this:

STOKE-RIVERS, a parish, with a village, in Barnstaple district, Devon; 5 miles E by N of Barnstaple r. station. Post town, Barnstaple. Acres, 2,426. Real property, £2,067. Pop., 242. Houses, 48. The manor belongs to Sir A. Chichester. There are remains of a large Roman camp. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £231.* Patron, not reported. The church is good; and there is an endowed school.

Stoke Rivers through time

Stoke Rivers is now part of North Devon district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Devon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stoke Rivers itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stoke Rivers in North Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/14545

Date accessed: 17th February 2019


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