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Mitchell, Cornwall

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Mitchell, Cornwall

Mitchell (sometimes known as Michael or St Michael's) is a village in west Cornwall, England. It is situated 14 miles (22 km) northeast of Redruth and 17 miles (27 km) west-southwest of Bodmin on the A30 trunk road. Mitchell straddles the old course of the A30 road but a dual carriageway bypass now carries the traffic north of the village. A 16th century coaching inn called the Plume of Feathers stands in the main street.
Post townNEWQUAY
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8654
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01872

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

Michell ~ Michell Michell ~ St Michael

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

Mitchell (or St Michael), vil., Cornwall, 5½ miles SE. of Newquay and 6J miles NE. of Truro; P.O.; Mitchell is a decayed market town and bor., which sent two members to Parl. from Edward VI. till 1832.

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