Nutwell  Devon


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

NUTWELL, a hamlet in Woodbury parish, Devon; on the river Exe, and on the Exmouth railway, 2½ miles S S E of Topsham. Nutwell Court was transmuted from a castle into a handsome mansion, by Lord Dinham, in the time of Edward IV.; passed to Lord Heathfield; is now the seat of Sir T. T. F. Drake, Bart.; and contains a portrait and relics of Sir Francis Drake. Nutwell House also is a genteel residence.

Additional information about this locality is available for Woodbury

Nutwell through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th January 2020

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