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Dolton, Devon

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Dolton, Devon

Dolton is a small village in the Torridge District of Devon, in the South West of England. It has a population of around 900 inhabitants, including the Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts. Dolton is twinned with Amfreville in France and Hillerse in Germany. It has a 5 small shops, and is served by one bus service, the 315 between Barnstaple and Exeter. The Tarka Trail passes by Dolton. Anthony Horneck FRS, the Protestant theologian, lived in Dolton between 1670 and 1671.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS5712
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Duveltone ~ Oueltone ~ Dueltona

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

Dolton, par. and vil., N. Devon, 7 miles NE. of Hatherleigh, 3553 ac., pop. 750; P.O.

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