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Pelynt is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated 20 miles (32 km) west of Plymouth and four miles (6.5 km) west-northwest of Looe. Pelynt has a population of around 1,124. The parish of Pelynt is mentioned in the Domesday Book when it was valued much higher than Looe. The name derives from Cornish plu (parish) and the name of Saint Non, the mother of St David. The parish church is dedicated to St Nonna and built in the Perpendicular style.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Devon and Cornwall|
Other names by which Pelynt, Cornwall has been known in the past
Plewent ~ Plynt ~ Plunent
Pelynt, Cornwall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Pelynt, par. and vil., Cornwall - par., 4683 ac., pop. 672; vil., 10 miles SW. of Liskeard; P.O.; near the vil. is Pelynt House, seat.
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