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Tideford, Cornwall

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Tideford, Cornwall

Tideford is a small village in east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is twinned with Plouguerneau in Brittany, France. Its name derives from its location on the River Tiddy, literally meaning "Ford on the River Tiddy". Tideford is not listed in the Domesday Book but the earliest settlement is thought to have been around 1100AD. The bridge over the River Tiddy at the bottom of Bridge Road dates from the 14th century and this is the earliest surviving structure.
Post townSALTASH
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX3459
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01752
Population325 (2001 UK census)

Other names by which Tideford, Cornwall has been known in the past


Tideford, Cornwall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Tideford (or Tidiford), eccl. dist., St Germans par., Cornwall, on NE. side of St Germans, pop. 676; P.O.

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