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Holcombe Rogus

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A Topographical Dictionary of England

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 Samuel Lewis (1831)

Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)

HOLCOMBE-ROGUS, a parish in the hundred of Bampton, county of DEVON, 7 miles (E.S.E.) from Bampton, containing 829 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £10. 10. 2½., and in the patronage of Samuel Wills, Esq. The church is dedicated to All Saints. A weekly market and an annual fair were formerly held here; and a branch of the Grand Western canal passed through the parish. One of the free boys at Ayshford's grammar school at Uffculme is appointed from this place.