Place:


Stowford  Devon

 

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

STOWFORD, a parish in Tavistock district, Devon; 2½ miles NNW of Coryton r. station, and 7 ENE of Launceston. Post town, Lewdown, North Devon. Acres, 2,065. Real property, £2,283. Pop., 471. Houses, 93. Stowford, Haine, and Stone manors belong toA. Harris, Esq.; and Milford manor, to H. Bradshaw, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £241.* Patron, the Rev. J. B. Woolocombe. The church is good. Charities, £44.

Stowford through time

Stowford 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 Stowford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4324

Date accessed: 24th November 2017


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