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Kenwyn, Cornwall

Kenwyn is a settlement and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The settlement is a suburb of the city of Truro and is situated half-a-mile (1 km) north of the city centre. It gives its name to one of three rivers that flow through the city.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8245
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

Kenwyn, par., in SW. of Cornwall, partly within Truro city, 9206 ac., pop. 8639; pop. of city part 5127; contains the Cornwall infirmary, and has smelting works. The Bishop of Truro has his residence at K.

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