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Weare Giffard, Devon

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Weare Giffard, Devon

Weare Giffard is a small village, parish and former manor in North Devon. The church and manor house are situated 2 1/2 miles NW of Great Torrington in North Devon. Most of the houses within the parish are situated some 1/2 mile east of the church. The church is situated on a hillside to the north and slightly above the wide and flat valley floor of the River Torridge.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS4721
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

Other names by which Weare Giffard, Devon has been known in the past

Wear Gifford

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

Wear Gifford, par. and vil., Devon - par., 1587 ac., pop. 446; vil., on river Torridge, 3 miles S. of Bideford; P.O.; in vicinity is Wear Grifford House, seat of' Earl Fortescue.

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