Major Settlement in the Parish of Black Torrington
- Torintona 1086 DB
- Blaketorrintun 1219 Fees264
- Blakethorenton 1227 Ch
- Blaketorintone 1277 Exon
- Blaketoryngtone 1359 Exon
- Blachetoriton(a) 1167 P 1316 FA
'Farm on the Torridge,' supra 14. According to Mr E. T. Abell the river here has a blackish colour, which it loses three miles further down.