Lynton  Devon


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

Lynton, watering-place and par., Devon, at mouth of river Lyn, 12 miles NE. of Ilfracombe., 7193 ac., pop. 1213; P.O., T.O., 1 newspaper; is situated amidst fine scenery, and is a resort of tourists and sea-bathers.

Lynton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd January 2022

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