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Lanreath, Cornwall

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Lanreath, Cornwall

Lanreath is a civil parish and a village in southeast Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated five miles (8 km) west-northwest of Looe. The name Lanreath (pronounced Lanreth) means 'church (Lann) of Raydhogh' and it has been known variously as Lanreythow, Lanrathew, or Lanrethou. The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Lanredoch.
Post townLOOE
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX1856
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 code01503
Population514 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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

Lauredoch ~ Lanredoch

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

Lanreath, par. and vil., Cornwall - par., 4878 ac., pop. 562; vil., 7½ miles SW. of Liskeard; P.O. Market-day, Friday; has stock fairs thrice a year.

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