Horwood (St. Michael)
HORWOOD (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Barnstaple, hundred of Fremington, Braunton and N. divisions of Devon, 5½ miles (S. W.) from Barnstaple; containing 118 inhabitants. It comprises about 830 acres, which are chiefly arable and pasture land. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £7. 8. 4.; net income, £157; patron and incumbent, the Rev. J. Dene. On the ledge of one of the windows of the church is a recumbent effigy of a female, beautifully executed in alabaster.