Place:Black Torrington, Devon, England

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NameBlack Torrington
Alt namesTorintonasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 77
Torintonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 77
TypeVillage
Coordinates50.817°N 4.167°W
Located inDevon, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Black Torrington is a village and civil parish in north Devon, England, situated between the towns of Holsworthy and Hatherleigh. It is situated on and named after the River Torridge.

Within the village is a small but well maintained 15th century Church of England parish church named after St Mary. There is also a Church of England run primary school adjacent to the church.

The church is of medieval origin, with a 14th-century chancel, with much of the rest dating from about 1500.

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