British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Devon » Beaford, Devon - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Beaford, Devon

Local area map loading...

Beaford, Devon

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.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS5514
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon 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.

Your comments about Beaford, Devon

What do you know about Beaford, Devon? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus