Place:


Yarcombe  Devon

 

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

YARCOMBE, a parish, with a village, in the district of Chard, and county of Devon; 5 miles W by S of Chard r. station. It has a post-office under Chard. Acres, 4,689. Real property, £5,540. Pop., 815. Houses, 154. The manor was given by William the Conqueror, to St. Michael abbey, in Norm and y; passed to the priory of Otterton; and belongs now to Sir T. T. Drake, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £486* Patron, the Crown. The church is good; and there are a Baptist chapel, a national school, and charities £31.

Yarcombe through time

Yarcombe 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 Yarcombe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5287

Date accessed: 20th October 2017


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