Searching for "BLACK TORRINGTON"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Black Torrington Devon Black Torrington , 6 miles NW. of Hatherleigh, N. Devon; P.O. See TORRINGTON, BLACK. Bartholomew
    BRADFORD Devon Black Torrington, under Highampton, North Devon. Acres, 3,468. Real property, £2,130. Pop., 444. Houses, 91 The property Imperial
    CAISTOR, or Castor Lincolnshire black cattle and horses on the Saturdays before Palm-Sunday, before Whitsunday, before 18 Sept., and after 11 Oct.; and fairs for sheep and horses, on the day before each of these fairs. Pop., 2,141. Houses, 418.—The parish includes the hamlets of Audleby, Fonaby, and Hindon, and the chapelries of Clixby and Holton-le-Moor. Acres, 6,490. Real property, £10,388. Pop., 2,348. Houses, 460. The property is divided among a few. Numerous traces of Roman antiquities exist; and remains of a monastery occur a little east of the town. The living Imperial
    DEVONSHIRE, or Devon Devon Torrington, and Totnes, and the hundreds of Bampton, Black Torrington, Braunton, Crediton, Fremington, Halberton, Hartland, Hayridge, Hemyock, North Tawton, Shebbear Imperial
    EXETER Cornwall
    Black Torrington, Bradford, Halwell, Holsworthy, Hollacombe, Luffingcott, Milton-Damerell, West Putford, Pyworthy, Sutcombe, Tettcott, and Thornbury; the vicarages of Bradworthy Imperial
    HOLSWORTHY Devon Black-Torrington, containing the parishes of Black-Torrington, Halwell, Cookbury, and Bradford; the sub-district of Broadwoodwidger, now conterminate with Imperial
    LONDON London
    Black Prince was lodged. Turnwheel-lane, off Cannon-street, contained Herbert Inn, which belonged to Edward III. Petticoat-lane, off Whitechapel, contained the house where Strype the antiquary was born; and near it was the residence of Gondomar, the Spanish ambassador to James I. Sweedon's-passage, off Cripplegate, contained a house in which Whittington and Gresham lived, and which was taken down in 1805. Playhouse-yard, in Whitecross-street, near Cripplegate, contained the Fortune theatre, which was pulled down by the Puritans in 1649. Throgmorton-street contained the residence of T. Cromwell, the vicar-general of Henry VIII. Seething Imperial
    Middlecott Devon Middlecott , hamlet, in par. and 3½ miles W. of Black Torrington, Devon. Bartholomew
    MIDDLECOTT Devon MIDDLECOTT , a hamlet in Black Torrington parish, Devon; 3½ miles W of Black Torrington village. Imperial
    TORRIDGE (The) Devon Black Torrington, to Meeth; receiving there the Okement, from the S; and going thence, about 17 miles northward, past Beaford Imperial
    Torrington, Black Devon Torrington, Black , par. and vil., Devon, on river Torridge, 5 miles W. of Hatherleigh and 9 miles S. of Great Bartholomew
    Torrington, Black Devon Torrington, Black .-- hundred, Devon, 145,202 ac., pop. 16,252; contains 34 pars, and parts of 3 others. Bartholomew
    TORRINGTON (Black) Devon TORRINGTON (Black) , a village, a parish, a sub-district, and a hundred, in Devon. The village stands on the river Imperial
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