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Dowrish, Devon

Historical Description

Dowrish, a seat on the river Greedy, 3½ miles N by E of Crediton, in Devonshire. It dates from the time of King John; retains the gatehouse and the centre of the original structure; belonged for ages to the Dowrish family, and has still portraits of them, and belongs now to the Clayfields.

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