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Strete community page

Strete is located within South Hams local authority area. Historically it formed part of Coleridge Hundred. It falls within Woodleigh Deanery for ecclesiastical purposes. The Deaneries are used to arrange the typescript Church Notes of B.F.Cresswell which are held in the Westcountry Studies Library.

A parish history file is held in Dartmouth Library. You can look for other material on the community by using the place search on the main local studies database. Further historical information is also available on the Genuki website.

Maps: The image below is of the Strete area on Donn's one inch to the mile survey of 1765.


On the County Series Ordnance Survey mapping the area is to be found on 1:2,500 sheet 133/11 Six inch (1:10560) sheet 133SE
The National Grid reference for the centre of the area is SX840470. On the post 1945 National Grid Ordnance Survey mapping the sheets are: 1:10,000 (six inch to a mile: sheet SX84NW, 1:25,000 mapping: sheet Outdoor Leisure 20, Landranger (1:50,000) mapping: sheet 202. Geological sheet 355 also covers the area.

Extract from Devon by W.G.Hoskins (1954), included by kind permission of the copyright holder:

STRETE was formed into an ecclesiastical parish out of Blackawton in 1881. The church (St. Michael) was built in 1836.

Creator: Devon Library and Information Services
Title: Strete community page
Imprint: Exeter : Devon Library and Information Services
Date: 2004
Format: Web page : HTML
Series: Devon community web pages ; GAZSTR
Ref. no.: WEB GAZSTR
Coverage: Devon . Strete . History . Web pages

Last Updated: 08/03/2005

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