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LUPPITT

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

"LUPPITT, a parish in the hundred of Axminster, county Devon, 4 miles N, of Honiton, its post town, and 11 S.E. of Wellington. The parish includes the tything of Shapcombe and the hamlets of Beacon, Shaw, and Week, besides several small places. The Mohun and Carew families had a seat here, of which there are still some remains. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Exeter, value £121. The church is an ancient cruciform structure of stone, dedicated to St. Mary. It has an antique font, also a stone screen. The charities amount to about £5 per annum. There is a National school for both sexes."

"SHAPCOMBE, a tything in the parish of Luppitt, county Devon, 4 miles N. of Honiton."

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003