A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
WORLINGTON (WEST), a parish in the hundred of WITHERIDGE, county of DEVON, 5½ miles (E.) from Chulmleigh, containing 172 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Barnstaple, and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £8. 15. 10., and in the patronage of L.W. Buck, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. Within the parish are the ruins of a castellated mansion, the ancient seat of the Affetons.