NOTE: There is a Poughill in Devon, England and a Poughill in Cornwall, England. Both are quite small places.
Poughill, Devon, is a hamlet near Crediton, according to the 21st century Post Office. It is not included in Wikipedia.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Poughill from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "POUGHILL, a village and a parish in Crediton district, Devon. The village stands 6½ miles N N E of Crediton [railway] station; was anciently called Pohill or Podhill; and has a post-office under Crediton. The parish comprises 1,663 acres. Real property: £2,152. Population: 356. Houses: 77. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value: £221. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is early perpendicular English; consists of double nave and chancel, with a tower; had formerly a chantry; and was thoroughly repaired in 1856. There is a national school, with a small endowment from Pyncombe's charity; a charity of £1,013 a year for schools, small livings, and the poor."