[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)]

"WOOLFARDISWORTHY EAST, a parish in the hundred of Witheridge, county Devon, 6 miles N. of Crediton, and 14 from Exeter. The parish is situated on the river Creedy, and contains Berry Castle, an ancient Roman encampment on the way to Motland. The soil is a mixture of loam and clay upon a subsoil of rock. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Exeter, value £280, with 15 acres of glebe. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, was rebuilt in 1845. There is an infant school supported by the rector. The charities produce about £1 per annum."

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003