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The Okement or Ock, Devon

Historical Description

Okement or Ock, The, a river in Devonshire, rising in two head-streams, one of them at Cranmere Pool, near the centre of Dartmoor, 3½ miles SSE of Yes Tor, uniting these head-streams 6 or 7 miles to the N of Okehampton, and thence about 7 miles northward to the Torridge, 2 miles NNE of Hatherleigh. Its trout, though small, are noted for excellence.

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