|STOCKLAND, a parish forming a
detached portion of the hundred of WHITCHURCH-CANONICORUM, Bridport
division of the county of DORSET, though locally in the county of Devon,
6¼ miles (N.E. by E.) from Honiton, containing 1147 inhabitants.
The living is a vicarage, in the
archdeaconry of Dorset, and diocese of Bristol, rated in the king's
books at £15. 13. 11½., and in the patronage of the Freeholders and
Inhabitants. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is a large ancient
structure. The parochial school is well supported by annual donations.
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