Hartland Point  Devon


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Hartland Point like this:

Hartland Point, promontory, N. Devon, forming S. extremity of Barnstaple Bay, at the entrance to the Bristol Channel, alt. 350 ft.; on the Point is a lighthouse, with revolving light (Hartland Point), 120 ft. above high water, and seen 17 miles.

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Hartland Point through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th October 2021

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