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Penmarth, Cornwall

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Penmarth, Cornwall

Penmarth is a hamlet in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately four and a half miles west of Penryn and approximately four miles south of Redruth. The hamlet is often referred to as Carnmenellis, which it was signposted as in the 1970s, and for centuries before the hamlet was known as Polmarth after the surrounding estate. The name Penmarth wasn't used until the Chapel was built.
Post townRedruth
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW7035
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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