Deanery of Hartland

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The Deanery of Hartland represents the Church of England in the north west corner of Devon within the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple and the Diocese of Exeter. [1]


Rural Dean of Hartland: The Reverend Penelope Dobbin

Benefice of Hartland Coast

Parishes within the benefice:

Clergy and readers:

Benefice of Torridge Estuary (Bideford)

Parishes within the benefice:

Clergy and readers:

Benefice of Abbotsham


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  1. Worth, R. N. (1882). "Address at the opening of the session 1882–83". Journal of the Plymouth Institution – Plymouth Athenaeum - Annual report and transactions. p. 191. that the deaneries continue living units of county organization, in a sense which the hundreds have long ceased to fill ... Hartland Deanery includes not only the whole of the present Hartland Hundred, but the northern portion of Shebbear, over ...