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Warbstow, Cornwall

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Warbstow, Cornwall

Warbstow is a village and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The parish has a population of 439 according to the 2001 census. The parish is one of the few left in England to still have an exclave. The main body of the parish includes the villages of Warbstow, Warbstow Cross and Trelash and a number of hamlets, whereas the exclave (from which the main part is separated by about 150m) includes the hamlet of Canworthy Water.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX2090
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 code01566
Population439 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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


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

Warbstowe, par., Cornwall, 8 miles NW. of Launceston, 4104 ac., pop. 373; contains an ancient barrow with earthwork.

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