Place:Poughill, Devon, England

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NamePoughill
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates50.8703°N 3.6297°W
Located inDevon, England
See alsoWest Budleigh Hundred, Devon, Englandhundred in which it was located
Crediton Rural, Devon, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974

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."


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