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Meadfoot, Devon

Historical Description

Meadfoot, a suburb of Torquay, in Devonshire. It lies around what was once a secluded cove, is an entirely modern place, and comprises crescents, terraces, wide streets, and lines of villas, continuous with Torquay. A pretty coom ascends from Meadfoot Sands to Ilsham.

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Devon online:


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the County of Devon in the year 1564, with additions from the earlier visitation of 1531, is online.

The Visitations of the County of Devon, comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564, & 1620, with additions by Lieutant-Colonel J.L. Vivian, published for the author by Henry S. Eland, Exeter 1895 is online.