The Road from London to Barnstaple

Bridgwater to Barnstable, Continued to Hatherleigh


This map shows the route between Bridgwater and Barnstaple passing through Dulverton and South Molton.
There is also a continuation strip from Barnstaple to Hatherleigh.

Each of the seven ribbons that comprise the map include a compass indicating north.
Woodland, heath, and parkland are illustrated, and the distance travelled
and directions to nearby settlements are given too.

I have shown the modern spelling first and the place name as it appears on this map (c.1675) in brackets.
I have only listed the places I can readily find in a modern road atlas,
but there are many more places of interest on these maps which I have not included in my summary.
These may include rivers, ponds, churches, windmills, blacksmiths forges, gallows and bridges.

The Route

BRIDGWATER
Durleigh (Durley)
Enmore
West Bagborough
Stogumber (Stoke Gomer)
Willett
Brumpton Wood
Dulverton
Whitmore Common
East Anstey
Bish Mill (Bufh mill)
Cotton Hill
River Mole (Moult Flu)
South Molton (South Moulton)
Adder brooke
Southalls
River Bray
Mill
Filleigh (Philley House)
Landkey (Lankey)
BARNSTAPLE (Barstable)
Roundshill
Tawstock
Newton Tracey
Huntshaw (Hunfhaw)
Great Torrington (Torrington)
Little Torrington
Merton (Marton)
Petrockstow (Petherickstow)
Meeth (Mesh)
River Torridge (Touridge Flu)
Hatherleigh (Hatherley)
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