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Shaldon St Nicholas, Devon

Historical Description

Shaldon and Ringmore are hamlets forming the parish of St Nicholas, Teignmouth, in Devonshire, under the Ness promontory, at the mouth of the Teign, 1¼ mile from Teignmouth station on the G.W.R. There is a post, money order, and telegraph office under Teignmouth. Acreage of parish, 580 of land and 210 of water; population, 1286. It is a seabathing resort, with a fine beach and romantic environs. A new church was erected in 1894, and the old parish church restored in 1895-96. There are Congregational, Baptist, Wesleyan, and Bible Christian chapels, a public hall, and working men's club. Lord Clifford of Chudleigh is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £120 with residence. Patron, Lord Clifford.

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

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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.