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

"KENTISBURY, a parish in the hundred of Braunton, county Devon, 9 miles N.E. of Barnstable, its post town, and 3 S.E. of Combartin. It is a small irregular village, and wholly agricultural. There are numerous quarries of rough stone, and about 400 acres of common land. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £260. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Exeter, value £259. The church is an ancient edifice, with a tower containing four bells. The parochial charities produce £5 per annum, which goes to the support of Jones's free school."

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003