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Colan, Cornwall

Colan is a village and civil parish in mid-Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately three miles (5 km) east of Newquay. The hamlets of Bosoughan, Chapel, Gwills, Kestle Mill, Lane, Mountjoy, Quintrell Downs, Trebarber and Trencreek are in the parish. Fir Hill Woods contains the ruins of Fir Hill Manor. Colan Church dates to the thirteenth century.
Post townNEWQUAY
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8661
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01637
Population1,766 (Civil Parish, 2001)
 

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

Colan, par., E. Cornwall, 3½ miles SW. of St Columb Major, 2049 ac., pop. 243.

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