Chivelstone (St. Sylvester)

CHIVELSTONE (St. Sylvester), a parish, in the union of Kingsbridge, hundred of Coleridge, Stanborough and Coleridge, and S. divisions of Devon, 6 miles (S. E. by S.) from Kingsbridge; containing 591 inhabitants. It comprises 2547 acres, of which 555 are common or waste. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Stokenham. At Ford is a meetinghouse for dissenters.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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