Mothecombe  Devon


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

MOTHECOMBE, a hamlet in Holbeton parish, Devon; on the estuary of the Erme, 4¼ miles SW of Modbury. It has a coast-guard station. Mothecombe House was the seat of the Pollexfens, the Calmadys, and others.

Additional information about this locality is available for Holbeton

Mothecombe through time

Mothecombe 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 Mothecombe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th April 2021

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