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Broad Nymet, Devon

Historical Description

Broad-Nymet, a chapelry in North Tawton parish, Devonshire, 1 mile W of Bow and 6 W of Yeoford railway station. The living is a sinecure rectory in the diocese of Exeter. The church is Early English, and has interesting features, but has gone to ruin.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDevon 
HundredNorth Tawton 
Poor Law unionCrediton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Broad Nymet from the following:


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the County of Devon in the year 1564, with additions from the earlier visitation of 1531, is online.

The Visitations of the County of Devon, comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564, & 1620, with additions by Lieutant-Colonel J.L. Vivian, published for the author by Henry S. Eland, Exeter 1895 is online.