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Black Torrington, Devon

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Black Torrington, Devon

Black Torrington is a village in north Devon, England, situated between the towns of Holsworthy and Hatherleigh. It is situated on and named after the River Torridge. Within the village is a small but well maintained 15th century CofE parish church named after St Mary. There is also a CofE run primary school adjacent to the church. The church is of medieval origin, with a 14th century chancel, with much of the rest dating from about 1500.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS4605
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

Other names by which Black Torrington, Devon has been known in the past

Torrington ~ Torrington Black

Black Torrington, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Torrington, Black, par. and vil., Devon, on river Torridge, 5 miles W. of Hatherleigh and 9 miles S. of Great Torrington, 7200 ac., pop. 874; P.O.

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