council meetings are now back to the usual second Wednesday in
the month at the usual
time/place. The agenda and minutes can be found in the
Thanks to the
bureaucrats at Westminster we have a new section of documents on
the Parish Council documents page entitled 'Transparency
Documents' ... I'm sure they will be suitably opaque.
Office/Stores opening times and details can be found
here. and a revised,
version of the online directory of parish information has
arrived and can be found
And now, welcome to Chardstock in Devon,
England ... here you'll find information about the village, minutes
of council meetings, shop times, local organizations and maps.
Chardstock is situated in the beautiful county of Devon 4 miles
equal distance from
Axminster in Devon and Chard in Somerset.
We go back a long way .... the earliest
reference is in King Ethelwulf's reign (839-859) when the village was
meaning 'rough common land valley', later this was confirmed by King Edward in
1086 in the Domesday Book it was called
and came under the Bishop of Salisbury, and finally the Manor of
was granted by Henry II in 1164 to Gilbert de Percy, Sheriff of
Somerset and Dorset.
we are a thriving village with
a Church, School, two Inns, Post Office/Shop, a Community Hall and a lively collection of clubs, organizations and events.
Apart from the village of
Chardstock itself, the parish includes smaller communities at Bewley
Burridge, Holy City and Tytherleigh.
has a tremendous resource in the Community Hall which
can seat upwards of 300 and has full stage and catering facilities
together with car parking and access to match. It's available to
book not only for regular society and organisation events but also
as an occasional venue. (Ring 01460-220121 to discuss availability
Please NOTE: If you have any
links to the old web site at www.hoopersfarm.co.uk they
will no longer work and should be updated to the new address