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Poundstock, Cornwall

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Poundstock, Cornwall

Poundstock is a civil parish and a hamlet on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The hamlet is situated four miles (6.5 km) south of Bude half-a-mile west of the A39 trunk road about one mile from the coast. Poundstock civil parish is in the Registration District of Stratton. It is bounded to the west by the Atlantic Ocean; to the north by Marhamchurch parish, to the east by Week St Mary parish, and to the south by the parishes of Jacobstow and St Gennys.
Post townBude
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX2099
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 code01288
Population805 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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

Poupestock ~ Podestot ~ Pondestoch

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

Poundstock, par. and vil., Cornwall, 4 miles S. of Bude Haven, 4814 ac. (190 water), pop. 522.

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