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A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
PINHOE, a parish in the hundred of Wonford, county of Devon, 3 miles (N. E. by E.) from Exeter,. containing 477 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £ 14.13. 4., and in the patronage of the Bishop of Exeter. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is furnished with a screen and pulpit of wood highly enriched. Twelve poor children are instructed for about £3 a year, the united bequests of Sir Edmond Elwill and John Sanders. Pinhoe is said to have been the scene of a bloody conflict between Ethelred and the Danes, in 1001.