Bridford, Devon

Bridford or Bridgeford, a parish in Devonshire, on the river Teign, 3 miles from Ashton station on the G.W.R., and 9 SW of Exeter, under which it has a post office; money order office, Dunsford; telegraph office, Moreton-Hampstead. Acreage, 4151; population, 429. A lead mine is worked. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £346 with residence. The church is a small structure with turreted tower, and has a fine screen. It was well restored in 1883.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5