Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

HUISH (NORTH), a parish, with a small scattered village, in Totnes district, Devon; on the river Avon, 2¼ miles E by S of Kingsbridge Road r. station, and 7 SW of Totnes. Post town, Ivybridge. Acres, 2, 662. Real property, with Deptford, £8, 226. Rated property of N. H. alone, £2, 700. Pop., 432. Houses, 87. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to T. King, Esq. The manor house, Blackhall, and Butterford are chief residences. The parish is a meet for the South Devon harriers. The living ...

is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £550.* Patron, the Rev. John Comins. The church is decorated English, and was repaired in 1848. There are a national school, and charities £13.

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