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Exwick, Devon

Historical Description

Exwick, a hamlet and an ecclesiastical parish in Devonshire, near the South Devon railway, 1 mile WNW of Exeter. It has a post and telegraph office under Exeter; money order office, Exeter. Population, 566. Exwick Hill is noted for its noble view of Exeter. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £277 with residence. The church was built in 1842, consists of nave and chancel, is in the Early English style, and has rich interior decorations; it was enlarged in 1873.

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Devon online:

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.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtEX4
Post TownExeter