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George Teign Barton

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ashton

Historical Forms

  • Teigna 1086 DB
  • Tegne Georg' 1281 Ass
  • Teyng S. Georgii 1283 BM
  • Teyng Sc' Georgis 1334 SR
  • Georgistenge 1438 FF


For the River Teign, v. supra 14. There was once a chapelry here dedicated to St George.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement