Exbourne  Devon


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

EXBOURNE, a village and a parish in Okehampton district, Devon. The village stands near the river Okement, 4½ miles E by S of Hatherleigh, and 4 W of North Tawton r. station; and has a post office, of the name of Exbourne, North Devon, and a fair on the third Monday of April. The parish comprises 2, 121 acres. Real property, £2, 891. Pop., 459. Houses, 97. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £261.* Patron, the Rev. Dr. Brailsford. The church is old but good; and consists of nave, chancel, and aisles, with square tower.

Exbourne through time

Exbourne 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 Exbourne itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 05th December 2021

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