Staverton  Devon


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

STAVERTON, a parish, with three hamlets, in Totnes district, Devon; on the river Dart, 3 miles NNW of Totnes r. station. Post town, Totnes. Acres, 5,356. Real property, £8,636. Pop. in 1851, 1,152; in 1861, 949. Houses, 208. The property is much subdivided. Cider is largely made; and slate is largely quarried. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £366.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of E. The church is good. The p. curacy of Landscove is a separate benefice. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £66.

Staverton through time

Staverton 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 Staverton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th April 2024

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