Rewe (and Up Exe)
A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
REWE, a parish partly in the hundred of HAYRIDGE, but chiefly in that of WONFORD, county of DEVON, 4¼ miles (N. N. E.) from Exeter, containing, with the tything of Up-Exe, 280 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £22. 4. 2., and in the joint patronage of the Earl of Ilchester and the Hon. P. Wyndham. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. At Up-Exe, in this parish, are the ruins of an ancient chapel.
UP-EXE, a tything in that part of the parish of REWE which is in the hundred of HAYRIDGE, county of DEVON, 6 miles (S. W. by W.) from Cullompton, containing 92 inhabitants.