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Beaford is a village and civil parish in the Torridge district of Devon, England. It is about five miles south-east of Great Torrington. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 393. The church has a fifteenth-century doorway, arches and windows, as well as a Norman font. Another notable building in the village is The Beaford Centre, which mainly provides residential education opportunities for children.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Devon and Cornwall|
Other names by which Beaford, Devon has been known in the past
Baverdone ~ Baverdona
Beaford, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Beaford, par., N. Devon, 4 miles SE. of Torrington, 3203 ac., pop. 590; P.O.
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