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Grampound, Cornwall

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Grampound, Cornwall

Grampound is a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is on the A390 road six miles (10 km) west of St Austell. Grampound with Creed is the civil parish of which the village of Grampound and the village of Creed are the main settlements. Formerly, part of Grampound was in the parish of Creed and part was in the parish of Probus. The name Grampound comes from Norman French: grand (great), pont (bridge), referring to the bridge over the River Fal.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW9348
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

Grampound Road ~ Grandpound

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

Grampound, small market town and township (ry. sta. Grampound Road), Creed and Probus pars., W. Cornwall, on river Fal, 7 miles SW. of St Austell, 199 ac., pop. 482; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Saturday; was a parl. bor. until 1821; John Hampden (1594-1643), the parliamentarian, was its representative in 1620. The sta. is 2 miles NW. of the town, with P.O., T.O., called Grampound Road.

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