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Bossiney, Cornwall

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Bossiney, Cornwall

Bossiney (Cornish: Boskyny, meaning Cyni's dwelling) is a village in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is north-east of the larger village of Tintagel which it adjoins: further north-east are the Rocky Valley and Trethevy. Bossiney 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 GridSX0688
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 77

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

Botcinii ~ Botcinnu

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

Bossiney, vil., Tintagel par., E. Cornwall, 4 miles NW. of Camelford.

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