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Perranarworthal, Cornwall

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Perranarworthal, Cornwall

Perranarworthal (Cornish: Peran ar Wodhel) is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is about four miles (6.5 km) northwest of Falmouth and five miles (8 km) southwest of Truro. Perran Wharf is the area of the parish beside the River Kennall (a tributary of Restronguet Creek) where there were wharves and a quay. The other major settlement in the parish is Perranwell.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW7738
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

Perran Wharf ~ Perranwell

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

Perranarworthal, par. and mining vil., Cornwall - par. (containing Perranwell vil. and ry. sta.), 1773 ac., pop. 1102; vil., at head of Restronguet creek, near Perranwell sta. and 3 miles NW. of Penryn; P.O., T.O. The dell around the vil. is densely wooded. Lead and tin mines and an iron foundry employ the inhabitants.

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