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Morwenstow, Cornwall

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Morwenstow, Cornwall

Morwenstow is a civil parish and hamlet in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The hamlet is near the coast, about six miles (10 km) north of Bude. Morwenstow is the most northerly parish in Cornwall. As well as the churchtown, other settlements in the parish include Shop, Woodford, Gooseham, Eastcott, Wooley and West Youlstone. Morwenstow parish is bounded to the north and east by parishes in Devon, to the south by Kilkhampton parish and to the west by the Atlantic.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSS2015
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

Other names by which Morwenstow, Cornwall has been known in the past

Moorwinstow ~ Morwinstow

Morwenstow, Cornwall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Moorwinstow, coast par. and vil., Cornwall, 6 miles N. of Bude Haven and 22 miles NW. of Lannceston, 7956 ac., pop. 810; P.O., called Morwinstow; the church is mainly Norman.

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