In the 19th century, the parish was called Whitstone. There were around 500 villagers, and the village had its own 'POST OFFICE', and the entire parish comprised around , with part of the Bude Canal passing through the parish.
Whitstone Village Stores Opened in the 1980s, and has changed hands a couple of times, with closures during the handovers. After a long closure, it was opened again in 1996 with a brand new interior. After changing hands again in 2001, the Shop was expanded to have Movie Rental and the Post Office. Now the Village Shop is a convenience store selling a wide variety of products, including bakery and dairy produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, a large variety of canned food, as well as cereal and biscuits. At the front of the store is a wide variety of confectionery and snack food. As well as food there is some pet food and a few health/body products, alcohol, cigarettes and stationery.
Other Businesses include:
|J.R.J.Rees||Construction||Housing & Repairs|
|John Guest Ltd||Manufacturing||Jobs|
|St Annes Nursing Home||Health/Care||Care for the Elderly|
|Whitstone Post Office||Post Office||Posting & Banking|
|Hamblys Ltd||Sales/Retail||Agricultural Hardware|
|AJ Moore and Sons Ltd||Hiring||Agricultural Machinery|
|Bennetts Court||Tourism||Self Catering Cottages|
|Pondacre Boarding Kennels||Animal Care||Temporary Dog Boarding|
|Hilton Woods Park||Tourism||Self Catering Chalets|
The Methodist Chapel is in the centre of the village, next to the Village Shop, with a private car park on the opposite side of the road.
Church of England
The Church is located on one of the smaller lanes leading off the main road leading through the village. Unlike the Methodist Chapel, there is a long path by the cemetery leading down to the church. The church, named St. Annes Church, is one of the oldest buildings in the village, as it was built around 1400AD. The church, as already stated, has it own cemetery, but also has a separate cemetery dedicated to people who don't attend the Church, that was given to the village in 1926.
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