Yarnscombe  Devon


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

YARNSCOMBE, a parish, with a village, in Torrington district, Devon; 3 miles W of Umberleigh r. station, and 6½ S by E of Barnstaple. Post town, Barnstaple, North Devon. Acres, 3,047. Real property, £2,264. Pop., 423. Houses, 82. The manor belongs to the Hon-Mark Rolle. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value £135. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient but good. There are a Baptist chapel, a national school, and charities £24.

Yarnscombe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 02nd December 2021

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