Place:


Holystreet  Devon

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Holystreet like this:

HOLY-STREET, a hamlet on the NE border of Dartmoor, in Devon; on the river Teign, 1 mile W of Chagford. It is a romantic place; has a remarkably picturesque mill; and is thought to have got its name from a Druidical road, passing from the circle on Scorhill Down to the cromlech at Shilston.

Additional information about this locality is available for Chagford

Holystreet through time

Holystreet is now part of West Devon district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Devon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Holystreet itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Holystreet in West Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24927

Date accessed: 24th March 2019


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