Devonshire

Devonshire

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"[...] No part of Devonshire is now, as was formerly the case, wholly surrounded by any other county. Three of its parishes, however, are partly in Dorset, one is partly in Cornwall, and one, a district of Exmoor containing no houses or inhabitants, is partly in Somerset. Culmstock, which before 1842 was considered to belong to Somerset, although completely islanded in Devon, and Stockland and Dalwood, which were reckoned with Dorset, although they were entirely inside the Devonshire border, have now been formally transferred to this county. On the other hand, Thornecombe and Ford Abbey, which belonged to Devonshire although they were situate in the adjoining county, have been handed over to Dorset. Still later alterations were the transfer of Hawkchurch and Churchstanton from Dorset to Devon in 1896. 4. Surface and General Features.[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 6.86mm | 231.33g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507553714
  • 9781507553718