Chittlehampton, Devon One Place Study

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Chittlehampton is a village and in the North Devon district of Devon, England. The parish is surrounded by the parishes of Swimbridge, Filleigh, South Molton, Satterleigh and Warkleigh, High Bickington, Atherington, and Bishop's Tawton.

The parish originally included Chittlehamholt to the south (now its own parish).

Parish church

The church of Chittlehampton is St. Hieritha. It was named for Saint Urith who is buried there. The site is also home to Saint Urith's holy well, now called Saint Teara's Well. There was a regular pilgrimage to her shrine on her feast day, 8 July, until 1539.

Profiles of those buried at St Hieritha's Church Burial Ground
St Hieritha's Graves & Burials

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Chittlehampton Sign
Chittlehampton Sign

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