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Delabole, Cornwall

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Delabole, Cornwall

Delabole is a large village in north Cornwall, England, UK. It is situated approximately two miles (3 km) west of Camelford . The village of Delabole came into existence in the 20th century; it is named after the Delabole Quarry. There were three hamlets: Pengelly, Meadrose (pronounced "médroze") and Rockhead, while the hamlet of Delabole was south of the quarry; these are shown on the earliest one-inch Ordnance Survey map of 1813.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX0684
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01840
Population2,500 (2001 Estimate)

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

Deliau ~ Deliou

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