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

"HONEYCHURCH, a parish in the hundred of Black Torrington, county Devon, 2 miles from North Tawton, its post town, 7 N.E. of Okehampton, and 7 S.E. of Hatherleigh. The village, which is inconsiderable, is situated near the river Taw, about 1 mile N. of the road from Exbourne to North Tawton. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £48. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter, value £93. The church, dedicated to St. James, has a tower containing three bells. The Earl of Portsmouth is lord of the manor."

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003