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Noss Mayo, Devon

Historical Description

Noss Mayo, a village in Revelstoke parish, Devonshire. It stands on a creek of the Yealm estuary, opposite Newton Ferrers, 7½ miles S by E of Plympton station on the G.W.R., and 7 SE of Plymouth, and consists of a straggling group of cottages, among devious lanes and patches of greenery, along a muddy but well-drained shore. It was greatly ravaged by cholera in 1849, and is said to have lost all its inhabitants except seven by a. pestilence in the early part of the 18th century. Post town, Newton Ferrers, under Plymouth. See REVELSTOKE.

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


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DistrictSouth Hams
RegionSouth West
Postal districtPL8
Post TownPlymouth