Farringdon, Devon

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St Petrock's Church, Farringdon
Grid reference: SY017911
Location: 50°42’42"N, 3°23’35"W
Post town: Exeter
Postcode: EX5
Local Government
Council: East Devon

Farringdon is a village in eastern Devon, six miles east of Exeter city centre, alone on a loop of lane north of the Exeter to Simouth road. The parish is surrounded clockwise from the north by the parishes of Clyst Honiton, Aylesbeare, a small part of Colaton Raleigh, Woodbury, Clyst St Mary and a small part of Sowton.[1]

Parish church

The parish church of St Petrock and St Barnabas[2] is a Grade-II* listed building.[3] Rebuilt in 1870, it retains its original Norman font. One of its most famous incumbents was John Travers (died 1620), a Nottingham man who was brother to the famous puritan cleric Walter Travers and who was related by marriage to another, Richard Hooker.

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  1. "Map of Devon Parishes". Devon County Council. http://www.devon.gov.uk/devon_districts_2002_.pdf. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  2. Farringdon: St Petrock and St Barnabas on A Church Near You
  3. National Heritage List 1328759: Church of St Petrock and St Barnabas