Stoke Fleming village, Devon
Stoke Fleming is a village and civil parish in the South Hams district of South Devon. It lies alongside the A379 road about one and a half miles south of the town of Dartmouth, at the north end of Start Bay and within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The village dates from ancient times, being recorded in the Domesday Book as Stoc, and the personal name le Flemeng is first recorded in connection with the village in 1218.
In 2001 the population of the civil parish was 1,012, compared to 708 a century earlier. The parish church is dedicated to Saint Peter, it was recorded as having a rector in 1272, was enlarged during the 14th century and was subject to a major restoration in 1871á€“72.
George Parker Bidder, born 1806, the engineer, architect and calculating prodigy, is buried in its graveyard.
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