Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Oreston within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Oreston, vil., on S. coast of Devon, on Plymoutn Sound, 2 miles SE. of Plymouth; P.O.; has limestone quarries. The limestone cliffs here are very lofty, and in the quarries is a cave containing fossil bones.