Place:


Haccombe  Devon

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Haccombe like this:

HACCOMBE, a parish in Newton Abbot district, Devon; near the river Teign and the South Devon railway, 3 miles E by S of Newton Abbot. Post town, NewtonAbbot. Acres, 363. Pop., 42. Houses, 6. The manor belonged anciently to the Haccombs; passed to the Archdeacons and the Courtenays; and has belonged, since the 13th century, to the Carews. ...


Haccombe House, now the seat of Sir W. P. Carew, Bart., is a modern edifice, on the site of a very ancient hall. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £253.* Patron, Sir W. P. Carew, Bart. The church is ancient, partly decorated English; was formerly collegiate, for an archpriest and five priests; contains interesting monuments of the Haccombs and the Carews; and has, on its door, two horse shoes, commemorative of a wild swimming feat of a Carew.

Haccombe through time

Haccombe is now part of Teignbridge district. Click here for graphs and data of how Teignbridge has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Haccombe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Haccombe, in Teignbridge and Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5789

Date accessed: 22nd November 2019


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