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A Topographical Dictionary of England

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 Samuel Lewis (1831)

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SHAUGH, a parish in the hundred of PLYMPTON, county of DEVON, 6 miles (N.) from Earl's Plympton, containing 551 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to that of Sampford-Spiney, in the archdeaconry of Totness, and diocese of Exeter, endowed with £22. 10. per annum and £100 private benefaction, £200 royal bounty, and £1800 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Dean and Canons of Windsor. The scenery in the immediate vicinity is of the most romantic description.