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List of settlements in Cornwall by population

This is a list of settlements in Cornwall by population based on the results of the 2011 census. The next United Kingdom census will take place in 2021. In 2011, there were 19 built-up area subdivisions with 5.000 or more inhabitants in Cornwall, ...

                                               

List of Special Areas of Conservation in Cornwall

The following is a list of Special Areas of Conservation in Cornwall Crowdy Marsh. (Людный Марш) Penhale Dunes. (Пенхейл Дюны) Plymouth Sound and Estuaries. River Camel. (Реки Верблюд) Carrine Common. (Carrine Общего) Breney Common and Goss and T ...

                                               

Brane Barrow

Brane Barrow, also known as Chapel Euny Barrow or Hut Barrow, is a Neolithic chambered round barrow, near the hamlet of Brane, Cornwall. It is located two miles southwest of Sancreed. The camera has a height of 0.9 m, width 1.2 m and length of 2. ...

                                               

Cawsand

Cawsand and Kingsand are twin villages in southeast Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated on the Rame Peninsula and is in the parish of Maker-with-Rame. Cawsand overlooks Plymouth sound and adjoins Kingsand, formerly on the b ...

                                               

Delabole wind farm

The Delabole wind farm was the first commercial onshore wind farm built in the United Kingdom, in November 1991. This field of wind turbines was initially developed by Windelectric Management Ltd.

                                               

Dupath Well

Dupath Well is a holy well house and chapel dedicated to St. Ethelred, constructed over a spring. It is a Grade I listed building, having been added to the register on 21 July 1951. Dupath is also located in the grid reference SX 374 693, near th ...

                                               

Harewood House, Calstock

Harewood House was an ancient manor house, built originally by the Saxons, in Cornwall, England. It is located by an ancient river crossing, originally used by the Romans to get to a nearby Roman Fort. Harewood Estate is surrounded by old mine wo ...

                                               

Honey Street drill hall, Bodmin

The building was designed as the headquarters of the 2nd Volunteer Battalion, The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry and was probably completed in the late 19th century. The unit evolved to become the 5th Battalion, The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infa ...

                                               

Looe Lifeboat Station

Looe Lifeboat Station is the base for Royal National Lifeboat Institution search and rescue operations at Looe, Cornwall in the United Kingdom.

                                               

Lostwithiel Stannary Palace

The Stannary Palace, also known as the Duchy Palace, circa 1265–1300, was a complex of buildings constructed by the Earls of Cornwall as the centre of their administration. The surviving exchequer hall is reputed to be the oldest non-ecclesiastic ...

                                               

Mawgan Porth Dark Age Village

Mawgan Porth Dark Age Village is a small ancient settlement consisting of 3 courtyard house complexes and a cemetery on the North coast of Cornwall dating from the 10th century. It was excavated in 1950-54 by Rupert Bruce-Mitford. The site was fi ...

                                               

New Bridge Street drill hall, Truro

The building was designed as the headquarters of the 1st Volunteer Battalion, The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry and was completed in the late 19th century. The unit evolved to become the 4th Battalion, The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry in 1 ...

                                               

Nine Maidens stone row

Nine Maidens stone row is an ancient monument in the parish of St Columb Major, Cornwall, England. The Nine Maidens are also known in Cornish as Naw-voz, or Naw-whoors meaning "The nine sisters". This late neolithic stone row is 2 miles north of ...

                                               

St Dominics Holy Well

St Dominics Holy Well is a natural spring located in the parish of St George, Truro, Cornwall. Well now known as St. Dominic is also in the front garden of Carvedras house in St Georges road, Truro and approached via stone steps which lead down f ...

                                               

Showery Tor

Showery Tor is a rocky outcrop on a ridge-top approximately 0.6 kilometres north of the Rough Tor summit, near Camelford on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall. It is notable for its rock formations and prehistoric monuments. Tor is a prominent landmark over ...

                                               

Tregiffian Burial Chamber

The Tregiffian Burial Chamber is a Neolithic or early Bronze age chambered tomb. It is near Lamorna in west Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is a rare form of a passage grave, known as an Entrance grave. It has an entrance passage, lined with stone s ...

                                               

POW Camp 115, Whitecross, St Columb Major

POW Camp 115 was a prisoner of war camp during World War II in the locality of White Cross near St. Columb in Cornwall. It was built next to the railway track and covered an area of approximately 12 acres. The site was laid out in ranks of white ...

                                               

Economy of Cornwall

The economy of Cornwall in South West England, is largely dependent upon agriculture followed by tourism. Cornwall is one of the poorest areas in the United Kingdom with a GVA of 70.9% of the national average in 2015. and is one of four UK areas ...

                                               

Helford River

The Helford River is a ria in Cornwall, England, fed by small streams into its many creeks. There are seven creeks on the Helford, from west to east these are Ponsontuel Creek, Mawgan Creek, Polpenwith Creek, Polwheveral Creek, Frenchmans Creek, ...

                                               

Hayle Estuary

The Hayle Estuary is an estuary in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is one of the few natural harbours on the north coast of south-west England and during the prehistoric and early medieval periods was important for trade and the moveme ...

                                               

Maerl

Maerl is a collective name for non-geniculate coralline red algae with a certain growth habit. Maerl grows at a rate of c. 1 mm per year. It accumulates as unattached particles and forms extensive beds in suitable sublittoral sites. The term maer ...

                                               

Upper Tamar Lake

Upper Tamar lake is a reservoir on the border of Cornwall and Devon in south-west England. It is owned by South West Water and managed by the South West Lakes Trust. The reservoir serves the water supply in the Bude area of Cornwall and surroundi ...

                                               

Geography of Cornwall

The geography of Cornwall describes the extreme southwestern peninsula of England west of the River Tamar. The population of Cornwall is greater in the less extensive west of the county than the east due to Bodmin Moors location, however the larg ...

                                               

Geology of Cornwall

The geology of Cornwall, England, is dominated by its granite backbone, part of the Cornubian batholith, formed during the Variscan orogeny. Around this is an extensive metamorphic aureole formed in the mainly Devonian slates that make up most of ...

                                               

Crown Mines

The Crown Mines are two tin mining engine houses in the village of Botallack in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, at the end of a track to the cliffs there. They are set deep down in the cliff face. Their tunnels extended under the sea bed for a ...

                                               

Forgotten Corner of Cornwall

The Forgotten Corner of Cornwall is a geographical area of South East Cornwall, Great Britain. It includes the Rame Peninsula and the town of Torpoint, as well as villages like Antony, Downderry, Polbathic, Portwrinkle and Widegates.

                                               

Hartland Quay

Hartland Quay is located on the Atlantic coast of Devon, south of Hartland point and north of Bude, Cornwall. It experiences some of the roughest seas in winter and is a former harbour.

                                               

Rosemanowes Quarry

Rosemanowes Quarry, near Penryn, Cornwall, United Kingdom, was a granite quarry and the site of an early experiment in extracting geothermal energy from the earth using hot dry rock technology.

                                               

Great Flat Lode

The Great Flat Lode lies under the southern granite slopes of Carn Brea and so named because the tin-bearing rock was at an unusually shallow gradient of about 10 degrees to the horizontal. In other parts of Cornwall mineral bearing lodes lie at ...

                                               

Holsworthy Group

The Holsworthy Group is a late Carboniferous lithostratigraphic group in north and east Cornwall and Devon in southwest England. The name is derived from the Devon town of Holsworthy. The Group comprises the Crackington, Bideford and Bude formati ...

                                               

Millook

Millook is a deep coastal valley and hamlet in the parish of Poundstock, on the north coast of Cornwall, England. In 2014, the cliffs at Millook was not voted Geological society of London as one of Britains top 10 geological sites, leading "and f ...

                                               

Manor of Alverton

The first historical details of the manor were recorded in the Domesday book which stated that before the Norman conquest the manor was owned by a Saxon lord known as Alward. There were 3 hides of land but Alward had paid tax only for 2 hides. Th ...

                                               

Ballowall Barrow

Ballowall Barrow is a prehistoric funerary cairn which Ashbee and Hencken state contains several phases of use from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age. It is situated on the cliff top at Ballowall Common, near St Just in Cornwall, England, UK. It is ...

                                               

Bartinney Castle

Bartinney Castle is an Iron Age enclosure located in the Penwith Peninsula of Southwest Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, it is surrounded by a circular earthwork standing on a hill surrounded by various archaeological prehistoric remains, inclu ...

                                               

Braddock, Cornwall

Braddock is a village and a civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is about seven miles west of Liskeard, and five miles south-east of Bodmin.

                                               

Gafulford

Gafulford is the site of a battle in South West England known from the first entry in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle for 823 AD: "Her waes Weala gefeoht Defna aet Gafulford". A translation is: "there was a fight between the Weala and the Defna at Gafu ...

                                               

Launceston, Cornwall

Launceston is a town, ancient borough, and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is 1 mile west of the middle stage of the River Tamar, which constitutes almost the entire border between Cornwall and Devon. The landscape of the to ...

                                               

Lostwithiel

Lostwithiel is a civil parish and small town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom at the head of the estuary of the River Fowey. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 2.739, increasing to 2.899 at the 2011 census. The Lostwithiel el ...

                                               

Nanstallon

Nanstallon is a village in mid Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately two miles west of Bodmin. Nanstallon in the parish of Lanivet overlooking the camel valley and the camel Trail long distance path. Currently, the stati ...

                                               

Penwith Hundred

Penwith Hundred was one of ten ancient administrative hundreds of the county of Cornwall, England, UK. The ancient hundred of Penwith was larger than the local government district of Penwith which took its name. Daphne du Maurier in Vanishing Cor ...

                                               

Tehidy

Tehidy is an historic manor in the parish of Illogan in Cornwall, England, located on the north coast of Cornwall, far to the west of that county, about two miles north of Camborne, two miles west of Redruth, and about a mile south of the harbour ...

                                               

Triggshire

The hundred of Trigg was one of ten ancient administrative shires of Cornwall - see "Hundreds of Cornwall". Trigg is mentioned in the 7th century, as "Pagus Tricurius", "land of three war hosts". He was in the North of Cornwall, and is part of th ...

                                               

Wheal Jane

Wheal Jane is a disused tin mine near Baldhu and Chacewater in West Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The area itself consisted of a large number of mines.

                                               

Cornwall & Devon Media

Cornish Guardian, The Cornishman, Exeter & Express Echo, Mid Devon Gazette Series, North Devon Journal, Plymouth Evening Herald, The West Briton, Cornwall Today magazine,magazine and the Torquay Herald Express.

                                               

CPR Regeneration

CPR Regeneration was an Urban Regeneration Company set up to help redevelop Camborne, Pool and Redruth in Cornwall, England, UK. From 2002 to 2012 it worked with private and public sector organisations and undertook a range of physical and busine ...

                                               

Widemouth Bay

Widemouth Bay is a bay, beach and small village on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, UK. It is about 3 miles south of Bude. This stretch of coast is steeped in the smuggling history of times before, and not far south of Widemouth Bay can b ...

                                               

St Austell Gulls

The St Austell Gulls were a speedway team which operated from 1949 until their closure in 1964 at the Cornish Stadium at Par, St Austell in Cornwall. In 1997 the team rode at the Clay Country Moto Parc until the club finally closed in 2000.

                                               

Boscastle

Boscastle is a village and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, UK, in the civil parish of Forrabury and Minster. It is 14 miles south of Bude and 5 miles northeast of Tintagel. The harbour is a natural inlet protected by two sto ...

                                               

Brown Gelly

Brown Gelly is a tor, hill and ridge near Dozmary Pool on Bodmin Moor near Liskeard in Cornwall, UK. At its foot lies Browngelly fall, and the area has preserved various remains of hut circles, burial mounds and pyramids. Five Cairns are located ...

                                               

Cheesewring

The Cheesewring is a granite tor in Cornwall, United Kingdom, situated on the eastern flank of Bodmin Moor on Stowes Hill in the parish of Linkinhorne approximately one mile northwest of the village of Minions and four miles north of Liskeard. It ...

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