Place:


Wadebridge  Cornwall

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Wadebridge like this:

Wadebridge, small seaport and market town with ry. sta., Egloshayle and St Breock pars., Cornwall, on river Camel, 7 miles NW. of Bodmin; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Friday. A bridge of 17 arches, erected in 1485 and widened in more recent times, crosses the river. There is a small dock. The principal trade is in cattle, for which markets are held on the second Tuesday of every month. A relic of antiquity, consisting of 9 stones called "The Sisters," is in the vicinity.

Wadebridge through time

Wadebridge is now part of North Cornwall district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Cornwall has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Wadebridge itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wadebridge in North Cornwall | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/57

Date accessed: 17th November 2018


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