A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
PETROCKSTOW, a parish in the hundred of SHEBBEAR, county of DEVON, 4 miles (N. N. W.) from Hatherleigh, containing 571 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Barnstaple, and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £17. 0. 2½., and in the patronage of Lord Clinton.