"ALVERDISCOTT, or Alscott, is a pleasant village and parish, 5 miles E. by S. of Bideford, containing 332 souls, and 2244 acres of fertile land, including the hamlets of Bullworthy and Stonecross. Richard Preston, Esq., is lord of the manor, formerly held by the Fleming, Bellew, and other families; but A.W.J. Dene, Esq., and several smaller owners, have estates in the parish. The Church (All Saints,) has a tower and three bells, and the living is a rectory. . . . Wibbery, or Webbery, was anciently the seat of a family of its own name, and was successively held by the Lippincotts and Cutcliffes, the latter of whom rebuilt the house about 30 years ago." [From White's Devonshire Directory (1850)]
A parish in Fremington Hundred, the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple, and the Diocese of Exeter.