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Barnstaple

(bärn`stəpəl), town (1991 pop. 24,490), Devon, SW England, on the Taw River estuary. The river is spanned there by a 16-arch stone bridge dating from the 13th cent. Barnstaple is the chief marketing town of north Devon and a tourist center. Gloves, pottery, bricks, tiles, furniture, and lace are manufactured. Barnstaple once carried on a large woolen export trade with the American colonies. John Gay, famous for The Beggar's Opera, was born in Barnstaple.

Barnstaple

a town in SW England, in Devon, on the estuary of the River Taw: tourism, agriculture. Pop.: 30 765 (2001)
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External maintenance and redecoration, Old town station, Barnstaple
Using this approach successfully attracted Hannow Mahmood, who relocated to Barnstaple with a friend for her pre-reg year and remains two years later.
He said: "It would seem that a car travelling towards Barnstaple, for unknown reasons at the moment, has crossed the centre white line and hit an oncoming truck.
But in Barnstaple, I didn't have time before the show, so I decided to take the audience bowling afterwards.
Merthyr's last visit to Barnstaple was in March 2012, which ended in a 4-2 victory for the Martyrs in the Western League Premier Division.
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Barnstaple said: "This is a transformation from fan to board so there is a different pressure.
Broadstreet got off to a flying start on the opening day with thumping victories over Barnstaple B (70-0), Luctonians (30-15) and Chippingham A (20-5) to lead their group into the second day when they beat Chippingham B 20-5 in the semi-final to set up a hard-fought victory in the final.
A closure is scheduled for the section of line between Crediton and Barnstaple from 11pm on Sunday March 10, to 3pm on Wednesday March 13, with work to include track and bridge improvements near Lapford and upgrades at Umberleigh.
Callum Ward, who had also taken cannabis and amphetamine, was "in relatively high spirits" before he took part in the incident in November in Barnstaple.
The worst dual-carriageway stretch in England was the A630 from the M1 to Sheffield and the best was the A361 from Barnstaple to Tiverton.
Referee Steve Annis waved away the appeals and directly from that, Barnstaple broke down the right and Connor fired past Merthyr keeper Joe Perry to level.