Place:


Farringdon  Devon

 

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

FARINGDON, a village and a parish in St. Thomas district, Devon. The village stands 3 miles SSE of Broad Clist r. station, and 5½ ESE of Exeter: was formerly known as Ferendon; and is a small scattered place. The parish includes part of Clis-Satchfield tything; and its post town is Topsham, under Exeter. ...


Acres, 2, 015. Real property, £4, 257. Pop., 331. Houses, 65. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged, in the time of Henry III., to Adam de Ferendon; and belongs now to J. Garrat, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £262.* Patron, the Bishop of Exeter. The church is of the 14th century; consists of nave, chancel, and north transept, with western embattled tower; contains some fine monuments; and is good. Charities, £7.

Farringdon through time

Farringdon 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 Farringdon itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5591

Date accessed: 23rd June 2017


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