- a town in Devon, SW England.
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This lady died in 1758, and was buried at Tavistock, near Barnstaple.
Because he might have been going to Tavistock or Barnstaple.Crown and Sceptre
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O that Barnstaple were here, for he has proved my guardian angel!
Anything else which may proceed from your prolific brain, Barnstaple?
Many, many thanks; but now, my dear Barnstaple, for the first chapter.
- a town in SW England, in Devon, on the estuary of the River Taw: tourism, agriculture. Pop: 30 765 (2001)
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