[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)]
"SOUTH POOL, a parish in the hundred of Coleridge, county Devon, 4½ miles S.E. of Kingsbridge, its post town. It is situated on Salcombe Creek, and includes the hamlets of North Poole and Frogmoor. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £376, and there are 45½ acres of glebe. The living is a rectory'* in the diocese of Exeter, value £486. The church is dedicated to St. Cyriac. The parochial charities produce about £3 per annum.