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A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
DOWLAND, a parish in the hundred of NORTH TAWTON with WINKLEY,
county of DEVON, 5 miles
(N. N. E.) from Hatherleigh, containing 196 inhabitants.
The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of
Barnstaple, and diocese of Exeter, endowed with £400
private benefaction, and £400 royal bounty, and in the patronage of Sir S. H. Northcote, Bart.