Kilmington (St. Giles)

KILMINGTON (St. Giles), a parish, in the union and hundred of Axminster, Honiton and S. divisions of Devon, 1¼ mile (W. by S.) from Axminster; containing 495 inhabitants. It is bounded on the east by the river Axe, and comprises 1763 acres. An act for the inclosure of land was passed in 1842. A fair for cattle is held on the first Wednesday in September. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Axminster: the impropriate tithes have been commuted for £100, and the vicarial for £240.

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

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