Holcombe-Rogus (All Saints)

HOLCOMBE-ROGUS (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Wellington, hundred of Bampton, Cullompton and N. divisions of Devon, 6 miles (W. S. W.) from Wellington; containing 843 inhabitants. It comprises 3000 acres, of which 490 are common or waste land. A weekly market and an annual fair were formerly held here. A branch of the Western canal passes through the parish. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £10. 10. 2½., and in the gift of the Wills family: the impropriate tithes have been commuted for £320, and the vicarial for £204; the glebe contains 1½ acre. A school is supported by an endowment of £1000.

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

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