Potheridge  Devon


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

POTHERIDGE, a hamlet in Merton parish, Devon; on the river Torridge, 4¼ miles S E of Great Torrington. The manor belonged to the Le Moignes, and passed to the Monks and the Rolles. The Manor House was thebirthplace of General Monk, Duke of Albemarle; and was mostly pulled down after the death of his Duchess.

Additional information about this locality is available for Merton

Potheridge through time

Potheridge is now part of Torridge district. Click here for graphs and data of how Torridge has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Potheridge itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st September 2021

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