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Otterham, Cornwall

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Otterham, Cornwall

Otterham is a village and a civil parish in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated approximately ten miles (16 km) south of Bude and six miles (10 km) north of Camelford. Otterham Mill, Otterham Down and Otterham Station (see below) are neighbouring settlements to Otterham village; all take the name from the River Ottery which rises in the parish. The parish is in the Hundred of Lesnewth and Deanery of Trigg Major.
Post townCAMELFORD
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX1690
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
Population228 (Civil Parish, 2001)
 

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

Othram ~ Otrham ~ Ottram

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

Otterham, coast par. and vil., Cornwall, 12 m. NW. of Launceston, 3262 ac., pop. 163; Otterham Rock (133 ft. high) forms the S. point of Tintagel Bay.

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