Thrushelton

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Thrushelton
Thrushelton Church - geograph.org.uk - 425860.jpg
Thrushelton is located in Devon
Thrushelton
Thrushelton
Location within Devon
Area16.5241 km2 (6.3800 sq mi)
Population197 (2011 census)
• Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Civil parish
  • Thrushelton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU ParliamentSouth West England
List of places
UK
England
Devon
50°40′02″N 4°11′50″W / 50.667296°N 4.1973072°W / 50.667296; -4.1973072Coordinates: 50°40′02″N 4°11′50″W / 50.667296°N 4.1973072°W / 50.667296; -4.1973072

Thrushelton or Thruselton[1] is a village and civil parish about 2 and a half miles north of Coryton railway station,[2] in the West Devon district, in the county of Devon, England. In 2011 the parish had a population of 197.[3] The parish touches Bratton Clovelly, Bridestowe, Lewtrenchard, Stowford, Broadwoodwidger, Marystow and Germansweek.[4]

Features[edit]

There are 22 listed buildings in Thrushelton.[5]

History[edit]

Thrushelton was recorded in the Domesday Book as Tresetone.[6] The name "Thrushelton" means 'Thrush farm/settlement'.[7] The parish was historically in the Lifton hundred.[8] On the 25th of March 1885 Wortham, Orchard, and Kilson Houses was transferred from Lewtrenchard parish to Thrushelton parish. The transferred area contained 3 houses in 1891.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thrushelton". GENUKI. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  2. ^ "History of Thrushelton in West Devon". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Thrushelton Parish". Noims. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Thrushelton". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Listed Buildings in Thrushelton, West Devon, Devon". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Devonshire M-R". The Domesday Book Online. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Thrushelton Key to English Place-names". The University of Nottingham. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  8. ^ "The Hundreds of Devon". GENUKI. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Relationships and Changes Thrushelton Ch/CP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 29 March 2019.

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