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Prawle, Devon

Historical Description

Prawle, a fishing village in Chivelstone parish, Devonshire, 6½ miles SE of Kingsbridge. It has a coastguard station. Prawle Point is the most southerly ground in Devon; flanks the E side of the entrance of Salcombe Haven; consists chiefly of gneiss, all broken into crags; and terminates in a curious natural archway, through which a boat might pass in calm weather. There is a Bible Christian chapel.

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.