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Index

The Rivers of Devon from Source to Sea:
With some account of the Towns and Villages on their banks

By J.L.W. Page

Guildford: Billing and Sons, Printer (1893)

Provided by Paula Goodfellow

Abbot's Way, 140
Adlam, Richard, Epitaph on, 84
Anchor Stone, 99
Annery, 295
Antiquities of Dartmoor, 5
Apothecary, The, and the 'Pot,' 111
Appledore, 304
Armada, The, and Steam Coal, 100
Arthur Heal, 12
Artificial Lake on the Tamar, 271
Ashe, 54
Ashton, 80
Atherington Church, 312
Aune or Avon, The, 139
      Estuary, 147
      Head, 139
Austin's Bridge, 116
Avenues on Shuffle Down, 67
Aveton Giffard, 146
Avonwick, 143
Awns and Dendles, 173
Axe, The, 50
      Flower of the, 50
      Mouth of the, 50
      Source of the, 64
Axknoller, 64
Axmouth, 51
Badgworthy Water, 335
      Head of the, 338
'Bagge, the Bottomlesse,' iS6
Bamfylde Moore Carew, 27
Bampton, 20
      Fair, 20
Barbican, The. See 'Plymouth'
Baredown, 134
Barle, The, 18
Barlynch Abbey, 17
Barnstaple, 310
      Bridge, 308
Baronsdown, 17
Barrows, Thoughts on, 195
Bath Pool, 319
Beaford, 287
Beer Ferrers, 229
Beer Head, 50
Beggars' Island, 237
Bellaford Bridge, 127
      Farm, 128
Beistone, 323
Bench Tor,123
Berry Pomeroy, 107
      Castle, 108
Bickleigh, 27
      Court, 27
      Vale, 188
Bicton, 44
Bideford, 298
      Bridge, 299
      Churchyard Epitaphs, 301
Bigbury Bay, 147
      Wreck in, 148
Bindon, 52
Bishop's Tawton, 312
      Teignton, 86
Blackberries, Fine, 222
Blackdown, 5
Black Tor, Antiquities near, 200
      Torrington, 278
Blundell's School, 25
Bolt Head, 157
' Bone' Phillips, Epitaph on, 151
Borough Island, 148
Bow Bridge, Origin of name of, 58
Boyton, 268
Bradford, 278
Bradley, 84
Brai Tor, 261
Brendon Church, 334
      Water, 335
Brent. See 'South Brent'
      Hill, 142
Bridge, A restored ' Clapper,' 125
Bridgerule, 269
Bridges near Dartmoor, 72
Bridgetown, 16
Brightley Priory, 281
Broad Down, 131
      Marsh, 132
Brooke, Rajah, 203
Brunanberg, Battle of, 57
Brutus Stone, The, 104
Buckfast Abbey, 117
Buckfastleigh, 116
Buckland Drives, 121
Buckland-in-the-Moor, 122
Buckland Monachorum, 223
      Epitaphs at, 224
      Abbey, 225
      Legend of building of, 225
      Monks and the Forester, 226
      Relics of Sir F. Drake, 227
Bude Canal, 266
Budleigh Salterton, 42
Bulkwortby, 275
Burrator, 203
Burrough, and Amyas Leigh, 303
Cadaford Bridge, 191
      China Clay Works, 191
Cadhay,47
Calstock, 245
Cannonteign, Si
Carew, Bamfylde Moore, 27
Cargreen, 241
Cartha Martha, 258
Castle Dyke, 83
      Hill, 288
Cater's Beam and Cliilde the Hunter, 196
Cattewater, 185, 192
Chagford, 73
      Bridge, 71
Chalk Water, 339
Chamberlain Susan, Excommunication Of, 40
Chanteloupe, Wreck of the, 148
Chanter's Folly, 300
Charles II, Story about, 59
Cheap 'John,' 79
      Living, 229
Chichester, Lord, Monument to, at Eggesford 316
China Clay Works, 191
Chiselton Combe, 332
Choke-a-Bone Monument, 56
Christow 77
Chudleigh, 82
      Bridge, 81
      Rock, 81
Chudleigh's Fort, 300
Chulmleigh, 315
      Goring at, 315
Churchstow, 151
Cider, Scarcity Of, 276
Clapper Bridges, 127, 128, 137
Clark, Harry, Epitaph to, 302
Clifford Bridge, 76
Coaker, Jonas, 131
Coaxden and Charles II, 59
Coddon Hill, 308
Coffleet Creek, 176
Cogan, Mrs., and Charles II., 59
Coham, 278
Coin, a fateful, 155
Colleton Barton, 314
Colyton, 56
Combe Cellars, 86
      Park Water, 330
      Teignhead 86
Corndon Tor, 124
      Kistvaen near, 124
Cosdon Beacon, 69
Cothele, 242
      Chapel at, 244
Cottle's Barton, 318
Countess Weir, 35
Countisbury, 331
Cowsic, The, 137
      Clapper Bridge over, 137
Cranbrook Castle, 75
Cranmere Pool, 133
Crazywell Pool, 201
Crockern Tor, 136
Crowndale, 219      155
'Crying the Neck' and Lord North,
'Cry' of the Dart, 123
Cullompton 29
Culm The, 29
Cut Hill, 131
Danescombe, 244
Darkham, 288
Dart, The, 91
      East, The, 126
      Head, 132
      Mouth of the, 92
      West, 134
Dartington Church, 114
      Hall, 112
Dartmeet, 124
Dartmoor, 3
Dartmouth, 93
      Castle, 92
      St. Saviour's, 96
      Townstall, 97
Davis John, 101
Dean Combe 199
Denham Bridge, 222
Devon and Somerset Staghounds 12
Devon Great Consols Mines, 252
Devonport, 234
Devonport Leat 206
Dewerstone, The, 189 190
Dilsworthy Warren House, 196
Diptford, 144
Dittisham, 100
Dolton, 285
Doone Valley, The, 337
Drake, Sir Francis
      and Plymouth Leat, 202
      and the Devils, 225
      Birthplace Of, 219
      Relics at Buckland 227
Drew's Weir 34
Druidism and Geology, 68
Dulverton 18
Duncannon, 102
Dunkery Beacon, 14
Dunnabridge Farm, 137
Dunsford 76
      Bridge, 77
Dunterton 257
East Dart, The, 126
Easton, Death of G. C., 284
Edgcumbe, Lady, buried alive, 243
      Richard, Narrow Escape of, 243
Eggesford, 316
Elfrida, Legend Of, 246
Endsleigh, 255
Erme, The, 159
      Antiquities near, 170
Erme Head, 171
      Hut near, 170
      Glen of, 167
      Mouth of, 159
Ermington, 163
      Bells and Modbury Bells, 164
Excommunication, A Modern, 40
Exe, The, 11
      Mouth Of, 41
      Valley Railway, 18
Exeter, 30
      Canal, 35
      Cathedral, 31
      Guildhall 34
Exford, 12
Exmoor 3
      Ponies, 20
Exmouth 38
Exton, 16
Faggus Tom, Anecdotes Of, 308
      Capture and Execution Of, 3 10
Fairfax and the Fulfords, The, 76
Farmer and the Window, The, 281
'Female Waterwoman, ' A, 102
Fernworthy, 70
Fingle Bridge, 74
      Valley, 74
Fishing Feast, The, 202
Flete, 163
      Drives, 160
Ford House, 84
Forde Abbey 60
Foreland, The, 332
Fosseway The, 240
Fremington 307
Frithelstock, 292
Fulfords, The, and Fairfax, 76
Fur Tor, 214
Gallants' Bower, 92
Galmpton 102
      Bay, 101
Gara Bridge, 144
Ger Tor, 214
Ghost Stories, 37, 118
Gidleigh 71
Gilbert, Sir Humphrey, 101
Glen Lyn, 328
Glenthorne, 333
Gering at Chulmleigh, 315
Great Torrington, 289
      Epitaphs at, 296
      Explosion at, 289
Greenway House, 99
      Sir Walter Raleigh at, 99
Greenway, John, 25
Grenofen Bridge 220
Grenvilles, The, 299
Greystone Bridge, 258
Grimsgrove, 195
Gunnislake 250
Halton Quay, 242
Halfpenny Bridge, 295
Hamoaze The, 235
Hanger Mill Combe, 157
Hankford Sir William, 275
Harbourne The, 103
Harewood, 246
Harford 167            
      Bridge, 16g
Hatch Bridge, 145
Hatherleigh, 279
Hawley, John, Tomb of, 96
Head Weir, 201
Heal, Arthur, 12
Heanton Punchardon 307
Heathfield, Lord, Monument to, 223
      and the Soldier, 224
Hele Bridge, 18
Hembury 47
Hemyock 30
Henbury Castle, 119
Hen Tor, Antiquities near, 193
Hexworthy 138
Hicks, John, 152
Hingstown Down, 241, 254
Hocksdown 53
Hoe The, see Plymouth
Holbeton 161
Hole's Hole, 241
Holne 120
      Bridge, 121
      Chase, 121
Honeyditches 49
Honiton 48
Horrabridge 209
Horse Bridge, 255
Howe Rev. John, 291
Hubba the Dane at Appledore 304
Huckworthy Bridge, 209
Huish, 285
Huntingdon Cross, 140
Huntstor, 74
Hut near Erme, 170
Inclined Planes, 267
Inney, The, 257
Innkeeper, A Cautious, 211
Instow, 304, 306
Isabella de Fortibus, 35
Island of Rocks, 283
Ivybridge, 165
Jack Russell, 13
Jeffery, Daniel, Epitaph on, 154
Judge Jeffreys and the Mayor 260
Kenwith Castle and Hubba, 304
Kestor, View from, 69
Killerton Park, 29
Kilmington Hill, Rare Flower on, 56
' King of the Beggars, The,' 27
Kingsbridge, 150
      Legend of, 149
Kingsteignton 83
Kingswear, 97
Kistvaen near Corndon Toy, 124
Kit Hill, 241
Kitley Creek, 176
Kitt's Steps, 261
Knaplock, Rev. Wm., Monument to, 286
Ladywell, Ancient Stone at, 323
Laira Bridge, 185
Landcross 296
Landulph Church, 240
Latchley 254
Launceston, 262
      Castle, 264
Leat at Devon Great Consols 253
Leigh 63
Lether Tor, 199
Lidford 260
      Cascade, 25)
      Gorge, 261
Lid, The, 259
Littleham, 40
      Excommunication at, 40
Lobelia urens, 56
Loddiswell, 146
      Earthworks near, 146
      Mill Bridge, 145
Loman, The, 26
Long Ash Common, Antiquities on, 213
Long Pool, 334
Lophill, 227
Lord North and 'Crying the Neck,' 55
Lorna's Bower, 336
Lover's Leap, The, 121
Luke, Edward, Epitaph on, 105
Lustleigh Cleave, 83
Lyn, The, 327
      Cliff, 329
      Different names Of, 335
      Source Of, 340
Lynher, The, 237
Lynmouth 327
Lynton, 328
Maker Church, Murder at, 233
Malmsmead Bridge, 335
Maristowe, 229
Marlborough Church, 155
Marwood, Thomas, Tomb Of, 48
Mary Tavy, 216
Mayne, Jasper, 280
Meavy or Mew, The, 199
      Head of, 201
      Oak, 205
      Valley, 200
      Village, 204
Medicine and Rustics, 53
Meeth, 284
Meldon Viaduct, 283
Merchant's Cross, 203
Merivale Bridge, 213
Merrifield Church, 237
Mewstone, The, 178
Milber Hill, 86
Millslade 334
Mines on the Tamar, 246
Mistletoe Bough, Story Of the, 22
Mis Tor, 213
Mole, The, 313
Molt, The, and Court Royal, 156
Monk, General, 296
Monkleigh, 294
Monkokehampton 280
Monks, Militant, 226
Moridunum 49
Morwell Rocks, 248
Mothecombe 16o
Mount Edgcumbe, 232
Musbury, 54
'Nautical Females,' 233
Navy, The, in the Hamoaze, 236
Nepaul Wreck of the, 179
Netherton, 86
New Bridge, 122, 250
Newenham Abbey, 58
Newton Ferrers ores, ,6
      Poppleford, 44
      St. Petrock, 277
Northam, 305
North Tawton, 318
      Week, 319
Noss Mayo, 176, 277
Nosworthy Bridge, 199
Oakford Bridge, 18
Oaklands, 282
Oare, 338
Oareford, 339
Oare Water, 339
Ock Tor, 323
O'Gilby, Rev. Michael, and his Parishioner, 302
Okehampton 282
      Castle, 283
      Park, 283
Oldaport, 162
Old Barrow, 33,3
Otter, The, 43
Otterton, 43
Ottery St. Mary, 41
Oxenham Omen, The, 322
Parish Clerk, An old, 257
Parliament Rock, 134, 136
Parson and Clerk, Legend of the, 88
Pentillie Castle, 242
Perrot, James, 73
Peter Pindar. See ' Wolcot
Peter Tavy, z16
Phantom Cottage, The, 118
Piers Gaveston, Legend of, 201
Piles Wood, 169
Pilsdon Pen, 59
Pilton Priory, 310
Pindar, Peter. See ' Wolcot
Pixies' Hole 81
      House, 203
Plym, Estuary of the, 185
      Bridge, 187
      Different names of, 192
      Head, 196.
Plymouth, 181
      Barbican, 183
      Citadel, 182
      Guildhall, 184
      Hoe, 1 80
      Leat, 201
      Sound, 181
Plymouth, St. Andrew's Church, 184
Plympton, 186
Portlemouth Church, 156
Postbridge, 128
      Visitors' Book at, 129
Poulston Bridge, 262
Pound, A large, 198
Powderham, 38
Prestonbury, 75
Prideaux, John, 168
Prince of Wales on Exmoor, 12, 338
Prince, John, 107
Princetown Railway, 207
Puslinch, 175
Quack, The, and the Snake, 58
Quarme, The, 15
Raleigh, Sir Walter, at Greenway, 99
Rame Head, The, 178
Rashleigh, 315
Red Granite on Dartmoor, 192
Reddaway, John, 323
Revel, Decadence of the, 79
Rewe, 29
Reynells, Epitaphs on the, 85
Rivers of Devon, I
      Characteristics of, 2
      Commercial importance of, 9
      List of, 6
      Navigable, 8
Road Castle, 14
Robbers' Bridge, 339
Roborough Down, 206
Rockford Inn, 334
Romano-British Stone, A , 14
Rood-screen, A fine, 313
Rothern Bridge, 292
Rougemont Castle, 31
Row Tor, 136
Royal Albert Bridge, 239
Rushford Bridge, 74
Russell, Rev. 'Jack,' 13
Rustics and their Medicine 53
St. Budeaux 240
Salcombe, 156
      Castle, 156
      River, 149, 153
      Tragedy, 155
Salmon Pool, 147
      Weir, 34
Saltash, 238
Saltram, 185
Sandridge, 101
Sandy Hole, 132
Scorhill Circle, 67
Seaton, 49
Sequers Bridge, 163
Shagstone, The, 178
Shaldon, 87
Sharpham, 103
Sharpitor, 74
Sharp Tor, 16g
Shaugh, 189
      Bridge, 188
      Hill, 190
Sheepstor 203
Sheep, The Labourer and the, 53
Sheepwash, 279
Shell Tor, View from, 193
Shipley Bridge, 141
Shute, 56
Siddaford Tor, 69
'Snails' House,' 126
Snuffy Corner, 303
South Brent, 142
      Tawton, 320
'Speaker' Williams, 168
Spinsters' Rock, The, 74
Staghunters' Inn, The, 334
Stapledon, Bishop, 295
Staverton, 115
      Bridge, 115
Steam Coal and the Armada, 100
Steeperton Tor, 323
Steps Bridge, 76
Sticklepath, 322
Stocks in North Devon, 287
Stoke Gabriel, 102
Stothard, Charles, Death of, 230
Strawberry - gardens on the Tamar, 244
Stuckley's Defence at St. Budeaux, 240
Susan Chamberlain, Excommunication Of, 40
Sydenham, 259
Taddyport, 292
Tamar, The, 230
      Head, 272
Tamerton, 268
Tapeley Park,, 303
Tavistock, 216
      Great Flood at, 21S
Tavy, The, 214
      Cleave, 214
      Bogs in, 215
      Great Snowdrift near, 215
      Hut Village near, 214
Taw, The, 306
      Bridge, 318
      Estuary of the, 307
      Head, 325
      Marsh, 323
Tawstock, 312
Teign, The, 65
      Head, 66
      Bridge, 67
      Mouth of the, 88
Teignmouth, 87
Thanckes 237
Theodore Paleologus, 240
Thurlestone Rock 147
Tillie, John, Burial Of, 242
Tiverton, 21
      Meaning of the name, 26
Tolmen, The, 68
Topsham, 36
      Bridge, 145
      Ghost Story, 37
Toreus Stone, 174
Torridge Head, 272
      Estuary, 303
Torrington. See 'Great Torrington'
Totnes, 104
Tragedy by Salcombe River, 155
Trematon Castle, 237
Trowlsworthy Tors, 192
Two Bridges, 137
Tytherleigh, 59
Ugbrooke Park, 82
Umberleigh Bridge, 312
Upton Pines, 29
Virtuous Lady Mine, The, 221
Visitors' Books, Remarks on, 129
Vixen Tor, 212
Walkham The, 209
      Head, 213
Walkhampton, 210
Wallabrook, The, 126
Walreddon, 221
Ward Bridge, 212
Watern Tor, 69
Waterslide, 337
Watersmeet 333
Wayford, 63
Wear-Gifford, 294
Webburn, The, 122
Weir Water, The, 339
Wellabrook, The, 140
West Dart, The, 134
Westleigh, 304
Westward Ho, 305
White Ale, 164
White Slade, 126
Whitfield, Rev. John, and the Apothecary, 303
Whyddon Park, 74
Widegates, 155
'Wild West' Coach, 16
William, Loss of the, 100
William of Orange at Newton, 84
Williams, Speaker, 168
Winsford, 15
      Hill, Inscribed Stone on, 14
Winsham, 63
Wistman's Wood, 134
Wolborough Church, 85
Wolcot, John, 152
Woodford Bridge, 276
Woodtown, 211
Wooston Castle, 75
Wrey, Sir Bouchier, and the Taw
      Embankment, 311
Yar Tor, 124
Yealm, The, 171
      Estuary of the, 175
      Head, 171
      Mouth of the, 178
      Pool, 177
Yealmpton, 174
      Bone Caverns, 174
Yelverton, 207
Yeo The, 298
Yew Bridge, 285
Zeal Cascades, 141