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Shebbear is a predominantly farming village set in the midst of unspoilt Devon countryside between Hatherleigh and Holsworthy in North West Devon. The village is known for its traditon of the turning the Devil's Stone, which takes place each year on the fifth of November. The stone is located outside the village church opposite the pub and is of a composition unknown anywhere in Europe. Legend has it that the stone fell out of the Devil's pocket as he fell from Heaven to Hell. The church bell ringers turn it each year to keep the Devil away.
The Devil's Stone
The Devil's Stone
Shebbear is well located for explorers of both the beautiful North Devon and Cornwall coasts and Dartmoor. The RHS garden at Rosemoor is also close by.
Shebbear Church
Shebbear Church
The Devil's Stone Inn
Shebbear
Beaworthy
Devon
EX21 5RU
Tel: 01409 281210
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