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Nether-Exe

NETHER-EXE, a parish, in the union of St. Thomas, hundred of Hayridge, Wonford and N. divisions of Devon, 5 miles (N. by E.) from Exeter; containing 97 inhabitants. It is bounded on the west by the river Exe, and comprises 602 acres. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £68; patrons, certain Feoffees called the "Eight Men of Broad Clist;" impropriator, T. Gould, Esq. There is half an acre of glebe. The church is a very ancient structure.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.