Kentisbeare  Devon


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

KENTISBEARE, a parish in Tiverton district, Devon; near the river Culme and the Bristol and Exeter railway, 3½ miles NE by E of Collumpton. It has a post office under Collumpton, and a fair on Whit-Wednesday. Acres, 3, 720. Real property, £6, 162. Pop., 1, 068. Houses, 197. The property is divided among a few. ...

The manor belongs to the Earl of Egremont. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £486. * Patron, the Earl of Egremont. The church is of the 14th century; comprises nave, chancel, and S aisle, with W pinnacled tower; and contains a finely carved screen, and monuments of the Walronds, the Eveleighs, and the Whitings. There are a Baptist chapel, and charities £33.

Kentisbeare through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 10th July 2020

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