The History of Cockington

placeholder gifThe History of Cockington

The name Cockington is thought to derive from Saxon terms. From 1130-1350 the lands were owned by the Fitzmartin family who took the surname De Cockington and it was in 1196 the De Cockingtons allowed stone to be quarried from Corbyn Head to build Torre Abbey.

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Title Value
Identifier ref 389
Coverage Devon. Cockington
Format duotone printed matter; 210 mm x 149 mm; photograph
Language en-uk
Publisher Torbay Library Services
Rights Torbay Library Services
Source Torbay Library Services
Subject Torre Abbey. Construction. Cockington. Cary
Type Image
Keywords construction quarrying william of orange