As per Jane Hayter-Hames book, “The History of Chagford”, the cottage known as Bellacouch was said to be built and owned by Christopher Copleston.
There were Copleston rectors of the local church too. Thomas Copleston in 1447 and Francis Copleston in 1539.
For more info see my web page using this link Chagford on Copleston.net
St Michael’s Rectors