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Lesnewth, Cornwall

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Lesnewth, Cornwall

Lesnewth is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is about six miles east of Tintagel Head and two miles east of Boscastle. The parish is bounded on the north by St Juliot, on the east by St Juliot and Davidstow, on the south by Davidstow, and on the west by Minster, Cornwall. It is a small sparsely populated parish set in farmland with only a few houses, farms and a church. Lesnewth manor is mentioned in the Domesday Survey of 1086, as Lisniwen.
Post townBOSCASTLE
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX1390
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01840
Population68 (Civil Parish, 2001)
 

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

Lisniwen

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

Lesnewth, par. and hamlet, Cornwall, 4½ miles NE. of Camelford, 2028 ac., pop. 116.

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