Hennock (St. Mary)

HENNOCK (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Newton-Abbott, hundred of Teignbridge, Teignbridge and S. divisions of Devon, 3 miles (W. N. W.) from Chudleigh; containing 828 inhabitants. It is bounded on the east by the North Teign river, and comprises 3052 acres, of which 70 are common or waste land. Pipe-clay and potters'-clay, and, in the granite-rock, lead and iron, are found. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £16; patrons and impropriators, the Corporation of Exeter: the great tithes have been commuted for £186, the vicarial for £230, and the glebe comprises 18 acres. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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

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