DIPTFORD, a parish in the hundred of STANBOROUGH,
county of DEVON, 5¾ miles (W. S. W.) from
Totness, containing 653 inhabitants. The living is a
rectory, in the archdeaconry of Totness, and diocese of
Exeter, rated in the king's books at £29. 2. 1. Miss
Taylor was patroness in 1817. The church is dedicated
to St. Mary.