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Helland, Cornwall

Helland is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated 2+⁄2 miles north of Bodmin. The meaning of the name Helland is unclear: it is possible that the origin is in Cornish hen & lan (i.e. old church). The original dedication of the church is unknown but St Helena is now recognised as the patron. The village is referred to in the Domesday Book as Henland.
Post townBODMIN
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX0770
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 code01208
Population205 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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

Henland ~ Hilland

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

Helland (or Hilland), par., E. Cornwall, on river Camel, 2½ miles N. of Bodmin, 2493 ac., pop. 195.

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