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Peter Marland, Devon

Historical Description

Mariand Peters, a parish in Devonshire, 6 miles S by W of Torrington station on the L. & S.W.R., and 10 S by E of Bideford. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Torrington. Acreage, 2539; population, 291. The manor belongs to the Oldham family. Winscott is the seat of the Moore-Stevens family. The living is a vicarage in the-diocese of Exeter; net value, £70 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1865, and is a stone building in the Early English style. There is a Bible Christian chapel.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDevon 
Ecclesiastical parishPeter's Marland St. Peter 
Poor Law unionTorrington 

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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.