Torridge  Devon


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Torridge like this:

TORRIDGE (The), a river of the NW of Devon; rising near Hartland, about 2¼ miles from the sea; running about 20 miles south-eastward, past the Putfords, Thornbury, and Black Torrington, to Meeth; receiving there the Okement, from the S; and going thence, about 17 miles northward, past Beaford, Great Torrington, and Bideford, to a common influx with the Taw to Barnstaple bay below Appledore.

Torridge through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Torridge has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Torridge go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Torridge in Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 14th June 2024

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