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Croyde, Devon

Historical Description

Croyde, a hamlet in Georgeham parish, Devonshire, on a fine bay of its own name, 9 miles NW by W of Barnstaple. It is a small bathing place, and has pleasant environs. It has a post and telegraph office under Braunton (R.S.O.)

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


Church of England

St. Mary Magdalen

The chapel of St. Mary Magdalen, erected in 1874, at a cost of £500, is a plain building of stone, consisting of chancel and nave, with an attached schoolroom, and is served by the rector of Georgeham, which is the mother parish: there are 150 sittings.



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DistrictNorth Devon
RegionSouth West
Postal districtEX33
Post TownBraunton