A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
BRENDON, a parish in the hundred of SHERWILL, county of DEVON, 15½ miles (E.) from Ilfracombe, containing 275 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Barnstaple, and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £9. 4., and in the patronage of Sir A. Chichester, Bart. The church is dedicated to St. Brendon.