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The Tamar, Devon

Historical Description

Tamar, The, a river of Devonshire and Cornwall, rising within 3½ miles of the Atlantic Ocean, and running about 45 miles south-by-eastward along the boundary between Devonshire and Cornwall, to Plymouth Sound. Its lowest reach is estuarial, and bears the name of Hamoaze.

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