Halwell (St. Leonard)
HALWELL (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union of Totnes, hundred of Coleridge, Stanborough and Coleridge, and S. divisions of Devon, 5¼ miles (S. by W.) from Totnes; containing 445 inhabitants. The parish comprises 3000 acres, whereof 815 are common or waste land. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Harberton: the appropriate tithes have been commuted for £417. 10., and the vicarial for £182. 10.
Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.