Throwleigh  Devon


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

THROWLEIGH, a parish, with a village, in Okehampton district, Devon; 6½ miles SE of Okehampton r. station. It has a post-office under Okehampton, North Devon. Acres, 1,943. Real property, £1,997. Pop., 327. Houses, 74. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £200.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old but good. There are a Bible Christian chapel, and a national school.

Throwleigh through time

Throwleigh 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 Throwleigh itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th May 2021

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