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BLACKAWTON

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)]

"BLACKAWTON, (or Blackaughton), a parish in the hundred of Coleridge, in the county of Devon, 4 miles to the W. of Dartmouth, its post town. It lies near the coast of Start Bay, and includes the chapelry of Street. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Exeter, value £122, in the patronage of Sir H. P. Seale, Bart. The church, which contains a finely-carved screen and a Saxon font, is dedicated to St. Michael. The Wesleyans have a chapel here. The charitable endowments of the parish amount to £16 per annum.

"STREET, an ecclesiastical district in the parish of Blackawton, county Devon, 3 miles S.W. of Dartmouth, on Start Bay."

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003