Clowance  Devon


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

CLOWANCE, a sub-district in Stoke-Damerel parish and district, Devon; within Devonport. Pop., 10, 662. Houses, 895. See Devonport.

The location is that of Clowance Street in modern Devonport.

Clowance through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th June 2024

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