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Durgan, Cornwall

Durgan (Cornish: Dowrgeun, meaning otters) is a hamlet in the parish of Mawnan, south Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is situated beside the Helford River four miles (6 km) south of Falmouth. The hamlet consists of approximately 15 properties, many owned by the National Trust, and has a permanent population of 10. The majority of the properties are second homes or holiday lets. Durgan has a beach popular with boaters, swimmers and holiday makers.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW7727
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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