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Redruth, Cornwall

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Redruth, Cornwall

Redruth is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It has a population of 12,352. Redruth lies approximately at the junction of the A393 and A3047 roads, on the route of the old London to Land's End trunk road, and is approximately 9 miles west of Truro, 12 miles east of St Ives, 18 miles north east of Penzance and 11 miles north west of Falmouth.
Post townREDRUTH
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW6942
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01209
Population12,352 (2001)
 

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

Redruth, market town and par. with ry. sta., Cornwall, 9 miles SW. of Truro and 18 NE. of Penzance, 4006 ac., pop. 9335; P.O., T.O., 4 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-days, Tuesday and Friday. Redruth is in. the midst of a rich mineral district, and carries on an extensive trade in connection with the tin and copper mines in the neighbourhood. It is of very remote origin, and has Druidical remains.

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