Place:


Rattery  Devon

 

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

RATTERY, a village and a parish in Totnes district, Devon. The village stands near the South Devon railway, 4 miles W of Totnes; was known to the Saxons as Ratrew; commands a picturesque view; and has a post-office under Newton-Abbott. The parish comprises 2, 823acres. Rated property, £3, 306. ...


Pop., 396. Houses, 82. The property is divided among a few. The manor, with Marley House, belongs to Lady Carew. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £215.* Patron, Lady Carew. The church is ancient but good; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with tower and smallspire; and contains a Norman font and a fine carved wood screen. Charities, £16.

Rattery through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2416

Date accessed: 01st June 2020


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