[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)]
"CLAYHANGER, a parish in the hundred of Bampton, in the county of Devon, 8 miles N.E. of Tiverton. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Exeter, value £273, in the patronage of the Rev. W. 21. Harrison. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is an ancient edifice, with tower. There are parochial schools for both sexes."