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Tuckingmill, Cornwall

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Tuckingmill, Cornwall

Tuckingmill (Cornish: Talgarrek, meaning hill-brow of a rock) is a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The parish of Tuckingmill was constituted in 1845 being carved out of a western section of the parish of Illogan and an easterly section of Camborne parish and it covers 1,300 acres . Tucking Mill (Cornish: Melyn Droghya, from the verb troghya) was the Cornish term for a fulling mill which was where homespun cloth was dipped, cleansed and dressed.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW6640
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Tuckingmill, eccl. dist., Camborne and Illogan pars., Cornwall, on NE. side and mostly in town of Camborne, pop. 3717; P.O.

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