Down St Mary
A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
DOWN (ST. MARY), a parish in the hundred ofNORTH TAWTON with WINKLEY, county of DEVON,2 miles (N.E.) from Bow, containing 400 inhabitants.The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and dioceseof Exeter, rated in the king's books at £12.13.4. MissWyvill was patroness in 1812. The church has a Normandoor-way, and contains some curiously carved oakseats, and ancient tiles in the same style. The river Yeopasses through the parish.