Place:


Hollacombe  Devon

 

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

HOLLACOMBE, a parish in Holsworthy district, Devon; on the river Claw, 2¼ miles E by S of Holsworthy, and 12 N by W of Lifton r. station. Post town, Holsworthy, North Devon. Acres, 1, 218. Real property, £603. Pop., 87. Houses, 20. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £73. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient, with a low tower; and was recently in bad condition.

Hollacombe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5563

Date accessed: 10th August 2022


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