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Playing Place, Cornwall

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Playing Place, Cornwall

Playing Place is a village southwest of Truro in Cornwall, England, UK. It is to the east of the A39 road. The name derives from Cornish 'plain an gwarry' (meaning "playing place"), an open air performance area used historically for entertainment and instruction.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8141
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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