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Holy Street, Devon

Historical Description

Holy Street, a hamlet on the NE border of Dartmoor, in Devonshire, on the river Teign, 1 mile W of Chagford. It is a romantic place, and is thought to have got its name from a Druidical road passing from the circle on Scorhill Down to the cromlech at Shilston.

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

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.