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

"DUNCHIDIOCK, a parish in the hundred of Exminster, in the county of Devon, 4 miles S.W. of Exeter, its post town and nearest railway station, and 7 N.W. of Moreton Hampstead, near the Plymouth road. The living is a rectory with Shillingford annexed, in the diocese of Exeter, value £121, in the patronage of Sir L. V. Palk, Bart. The church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was rebuilt in the latter part of the 17th century, and contains a monument to General L. Lawrence, 1775. There is a school supported by L. Palk, Esq. Dunchidiock House is the principal residence."

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003