English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Wagaford Water

Other OS name in the Parish of Black Torrington

Historical Forms

  • Wagheford 1244 Ass


is Wagheford 1244Ass (p) . The first element may be identical with that found in Warne infra 201 , and refer to a ford which has not a very firm bottom .