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Philleigh, Cornwall

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Philleigh, Cornwall

Philleigh is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, in the United Kingdom; one of the four in the Roseland Peninsula. Philleigh lies within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Almost a third of Cornwall has AONB designation, with the same status and protection as a National Park.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8739
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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


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

Philleigh (or Filley), par. and vil., Cornwall, on river Fal, 5 miles SE. of Truro, 2420 ac. and 299 fore-shore, pop. 269.

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