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Porthilly, Cornwall

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Porthilly, Cornwall

Porthilly is a small coastal settlement on the east side of the River Camel estuary in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is situated immediately south of the larger village of Rock approximately four miles (6.5 km) northwest of Wadebridge. The settlement is in the civil parish of St Minver Lowlands. It is on the south side of Porthilly Cove, an estuarine bay with a level intertidal beach. St Michael's church, an ancient chapelry of St Minver parish, stands on the seawall above the cove.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW9375
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Porthilly, coast hamlet, St Minver par., Cornwall, 3½ miles NE. of Padstow; a coastguard station is here.

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