[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)]
"STOCKLEIGH POMEROY, a parish in the hundred of West Budleigh, county Devon, 4 miles N.E. of Crediton, its post town, and 9 from Tiverton. The village, which is small, is situated on the road from Crediton to Tiverton. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Exeter, value £222, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is an ancient Norman edifice, dedicated to St. Mary. The parochial charities produce about £3 per annum."