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Probus, Cornwall

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Probus, Cornwall

Probus is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, in the United Kingdom. It is famous for having the tallest church tower in Cornwall. The tower is 129 feet high, and richly decorated with carvings. The place name originates from the church's dedication to Saint Probus.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8947
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Lanbrebois ~ Lanbrabois ~ Lanrebrabois

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

Probus, par., township, and vil., Cornwall - par. (containing part of Grampound), 8113 ac., pop. 1354; township, 8097 ac., pop. 1273; vil., 2 miles SW. of Grampound Road sta. and 5 miles NE. of Truro; P.O., T.O.; the church is interesting.

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