Oakford is a village 10km north of  Tiverton, in the parish of Oakford on the boundary with Somerset to the north,
with the River Exe forming the east boundary.  The original bridge crossing is at the village of Oakfordbridge. 
The Mid Devon parish of  Bampton is on the east bank of the River Exe,  The main bridge across the Exe is further downstream
at Black Cat, where the B3227 leads to the Bampton village  The A396 main road between Tiverton to   Exmoor
leads up the Exe valley on the east bank avoiding the parish of Oakford.  The south boundary of Oakford includes Stuckeridge,
and is the mill stream Stoodleigh on the far valley,  Until this Mid Devon parish has its own category, this category is for
sites showing an operating address in the parish of Oakford or Stoodleigh. 

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Bellbrook Valley Trout Fishery
Seven stream-fed lakes set in a picturesque valley provide fly-fishing in natural, unspoiled surroundings. Fishing details, accommodation, other activities available, review and map of location south west of the village..
Devon CC:Oakford
Introduction to the historic records held at Tiverton and Westcountry Studies Library. Includes watercolour of Oakford Bridge over the Exe before 1954, and map from 1765 with the village marked as Okeford, and the crossing as Okeford Bridge.
GenUKI: Oakford
History of the parish, with genealogical research information and map from 1850, showing boundary with Mid Devon parishes of East Anstey, Knowtone, Rackenford, Stoodleigh Bampton and the Somerset border at Brushford.
GenUKI: Stoodleigh Parish Boundaries
Map from 1850 showing how the parish remains relatively unchanged.
Wikipedia: Oakford, Devon
Introduction to the history of the parish education and population estimates over two centuries, with schematic map from 1809, and references.
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May 31, 2016 at 9:17:14 UTC
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