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Cawsand Bay
Coordinates : 50°19′48″N 4°12′00″W / 50.330°N 4.200°W / 50.330; -4.200 This article NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (August 2015) (Learn how and when to remove this template message ) Cawsand Bay CAWSAND BAY is a bay on the south-east coast of Cornwall
Cornwall
, England, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. The bay takes its name from the village of Cawsand at grid reference SX 434 503, to the north-east of the Rame Peninsula . Cawsand Bay is oriented north-south, opening eastward into Plymouth Sound
Plymouth Sound
about 3 miles (5 km) south-southwest of Plymouth , as the crow flies
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Redruth
REDRUTH (/rəˈdruːθ/ rə-DROOTH , Cornish : Resrudh ) is a town and civil parish in Cornwall
Cornwall
, England, United Kingdom. The population of Redruth
Redruth
was 14,018 at the 2011 census. In the same year the population of the Camborne
Camborne
- Redruth
Redruth
urban area, which also includes Carn Brea , Illogan and several satellite villages, stood at 55,400 making it the largest conurbation in Cornwall. Redruth
Redruth
lies approximately at the junction of the A 393 and A3047 roads, on the route of the old London
London
to Land\'s End trunk road (now the A30 ), and is approximately 9 miles (14 km) west of Truro
Truro
, 12 miles (19 km) east of St Ives , 18 miles (29 km) north east of Penzance
Penzance
and 11 miles (18 km) north west of Falmouth
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Porthleven
PORTHLEVEN (/ˌpɔːrθˈlɛvən/ ) is a town, civil parish and fishing port near Helston in Cornwall
Cornwall
, United Kingdom. It is the most southerly port on the island of Great Britain, and was originally developed as a harbour of refuge, when this part of the Cornish coastline was recognised as a black spot for wrecks in days of sail. Nearby Loe Bar was particularly infamous, with swimmers and surfers being warned off the area to this day. Porthleven
Porthleven
has many large areas of social and council housing. An electoral ward called PORTHLEVEN and Helston South also exists. The population at the 2011 census was 3,059
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Saltash
SALTASH (Cornish : Essa ) is a town and civil parish in southeast Cornwall
Cornwall
, England, UK. It has a population of 14,964, which rose to 16,184 at the 2011 census. It lies in the south east of Cornwall, facing Plymouth
Plymouth
over the River Tamar . It was in the Caradon district until March 2009 and is known as "the Gateway to Cornwall". Saltash means ash tree by the salt mill. Saltash
Saltash
is the largest town within the East Cornwall
Cornwall
area and is one of the largest in Cornwall
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St Austell
ST AUSTELL (/sᵻnt ˈɔːstəl/ ; Cornish : S. Austel ) is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall
Cornwall
, England, UK. It is situated on the south coast, approximately 10 miles (16 km) south of Bodmin
Bodmin
and 30 miles (48 km) west of the border with Devon
Devon
. St Austell
St Austell
is one of the largest towns in Cornwall; in the 2011 Census, St Austell
St Austell
civil parish had a population of 19,958, with a total of 34,700 living in the wider area comprising several other civil parishes
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St Blazey
ST BLAZEY (Cornish : Lanndreth) is a small town in Cornwall
Cornwall
, United Kingdom. ST BLAISE is the civil parish in which St Blazey
St Blazey
is situated; the name St Blaise is also used by the town council. The village of Biscovey and the settlements of St Blazey Gate , Bodelva and West Par lie within the parish boundaries. An electoral ward also exists in the name of St Blaise. The population at the 2011 census was 4,674. Once an important engineering centre for the local mine and railway industries, the parish is now dominated by the Eden Project
Eden Project
. St Blazey
St Blazey
is situated 3 miles (4.8 km) east of St Austell
St Austell
, 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Tywardreath and 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Par
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Penzance
PENZANCE (/pɛnˈzæns/ ; Cornish : Pennsans) is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall
Cornwall
, in England, United Kingdom. It is the most westerly major town in Cornwall
Cornwall
and is about 75 miles (121 km) west of Plymouth
Plymouth
and 300 miles (480 km) west-southwest of London. Situated in the shelter of Mount\'s Bay , the town faces south-east onto the English Channel
English Channel
, is bordered to the west by the fishing port of Newlyn , to the north by the civil parish of Madron and to the east by the civil parish of Ludgvan . The civil parish includes the town of Newlyn and the villages of Mousehole , Paul , Gulval and Heamoor . Granted various royal charters from 1512 onwards and incorporated on 9 May 1614, it has a population of 21,200 (2011 census)
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Penryn, Cornwall
PENRYN (/pɛnˈrɪn/ Cornish : Pennrynn, meaning 'promontory') is a civil parish and town in Cornwall
Cornwall
, England, United Kingdom. It is situated on the Penryn River about 1 mile (1.6 km) north-west of Falmouth . The population was 7,166 in the 2001 census and a receded 6,812 in the 2011 census, a drop of more than 300 people across the ten year time gap. There are two electoral wards covering PENRYN: 'Penryn East and Mylor ' and 'Penryn West'. The total population of both wards in the 2011 census was 9,790 Though now the town is overshadowed by the larger nearby town of Falmouth, Penryn was once an important harbour in its own right, exporting granite and tin to the rest of the country (and indeed the world) throughout the medieval period
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Newlyn
NEWLYN (Cornish : Lulyn: Lu 'fleet', Lynn/Lydn 'pool') is a seaside town and fishing port in south-west Cornwall
Cornwall
, UK. Newlyn
Newlyn
lies on the shore of Mount\'s Bay and forms a small conurbation with the neighbouring town of Penzance
Penzance
. It is part of the Penzance
Penzance
civil parish , and is the southern-most town on the British mainland (though not the most southerly settlement). The principal industry is fishing , although there are also a wide variety of yachts and pleasure boats, in the harbour, as Newlyn
Newlyn
is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination, with many pubs and restaurants. Although the parish is now listed under Penzance
Penzance
there is an electoral ward in separate existence called NEWLYN and Mousehole . The population as of the 2011 census was 4,432
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Newquay
NEWQUAY (/ˈnjuːki/ , Cornish : Tewynblustri ) is a town, civil parish , seaside resort and fishing port in Cornwall
Cornwall
, England, UK. It is situated on the North Atlantic
North Atlantic
coast of Cornwall
Cornwall
approximately 20 miles (32 km) west of Bodmin
Bodmin
and 12 miles (19 km) north of Truro . The town is bounded to the west by the River Gannel and its associated salt marsh, and to the east by the Porth Valley. Newquay has been expanding inland (south) since it was founded. In 2001, the census recorded a permanent population of 19,562, increasing to 20,342 at the 2011 census
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Padstow
PADSTOW (Cornish : Lannwedhenek ) is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall
Cornwall
, England, United Kingdom. The town is situated on the west bank of the River Camel estuary approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Wadebridge , 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Bodmin
Bodmin
and 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Newquay
Newquay
. The population of Padstow
Padstow
civil parish was 3,162 in the 2001 census , reducing to 2,993 at the 2011 census In addition an electoral ward with the same name exists but extends as far as Trevose Head
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Par, Cornwall
PAR (Cornish : AN PORTH, meaning creek or harbour ) is a village and fishing port with a harbour on the south coast of Cornwall
Cornwall
, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated in the civil parish of Tywardreath and Par , although West Par and the docks lie in the parish of St Blaise . Par is approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) east of St Austell
St Austell
. Par has a population of around 1,600 (in 2012). It became developed in the second quarter of the nineteenth century when the harbour was developed, to serve copper mines and other mineral sites in and surrounding the Luxulyan Valley ; china clay later became the dominant traffic as copper working declined, and the harbour and the china clay dries remain as distinctive features of the industrial heritage; however the mineral activity is much reduced
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St Ives, Cornwall
ST IVES (Cornish : Porth Ia, meaning "St Ia's cove") is a seaside town , civil parish and port in Cornwall
Cornwall
. The town lies north of Penzance
Penzance
and west of Camborne
Camborne
on the coast of the Celtic Sea . In former times it was commercially dependent on fishing. The decline in fishing, however, caused a shift in commercial emphasis, and the town is now primarily a popular seaside resort , notably achieving the title of Best UK Seaside Town
Town
from the British Travel Awards in both 2010 and 2011. St Ives was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1639. St Ives has become renowned for its number of artists. It was named best seaside town of 2007 by The Guardian
The Guardian
newspaper. It should not be confused with St Ive , a village and civil parish in south-east Cornwall. April in St
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River Allen, Cornwall
The RIVER ALLEN (Cornish : DOWR LEHEN, meaning slate river) in north Cornwall
Cornwall
is one of two rivers of the same name in Cornwall
Cornwall
which share this name. In this case the name is the result of a mistake made in 1888 by Ordnance Survey, replacing the name Layne with Allen which is the old name for the lower reaches of the Camel. The other River Allen runs through Truro. The River Allen is a major tributary of the River Camel . It springs northeast of Camelford and flows south-southwest through the Allen Valley passing St Teath and St Kew Highway
St Kew Highway
to join the Camel near Sladesbridge . REFERENCES * ^ Weatherhill, Craig. Place Names in Cornwall
Cornwall
and Scilly, 2005. * ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 200 Newquay & Bodmin ISBN 978-0-319-22938-5 * ^ "River Camel"
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List Of Civil Parishes In Cornwall
A civil parish is a country subdivision, forming the lowest unit of local government in England. There are 218 civil parishes in the ceremonial county of Cornwall
Cornwall
(Cornish : Kernow), which includes the Isles of Scilly
Isles of Scilly
. The county is effectively parished in its entirety; only the unpopulated Wolf Rock is unparished. At the 2001 census , there were 501,267 people living in the current parishes, accounting for the whole of the county's population. The final unparished areas of mainland Cornwall, around St Austell
St Austell
, were parished on 1 April 2009 to coincide with the structural changes to local government in England . Population sizes within the county vary considerably, Falmouth is the most populous with a population of 25,223, recorded in 2001, and St Michael\'s Mount the least with 29 residents
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