"WEST OGWELL, a parish in the hundred of Wonford, county Devon, 3 miles W. of Newton-Abbot, its railway station and post town. The village, which consists of a few farmhouses, is situated about a mile from the Newton and Ashburton road, and is wholly agricultural. On West Hill there is a quarry of madrepose marble. Iron and manganese exist in the neighbourhood. The soil consists of a mixture of heavy clay and light red loam, on a subsoil of clay and limestone. Sir H. Seale's hounds meet in this neighbourhood. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £105, and the glebe comprises 22 acres. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter, value £127. The church is an ancient stone structure, with a tower containing three bells. The font is of white freestone, and there are three ancient stone stalls or sedilia. 1'. G. E. Taylor, Esq., is lord of the manor.