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Herodsfoot is a village in southeast Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately four miles (6 km) southwest of Liskeard and five miles (8 km) north of Looe at a point where two tributaries of the West Looe river join. The name Herodsfoot derives from the Cornish 'Nanshiryarth' and means 'the foot of the stream at Heriard'. The name 'Heriard' was changed to Heriod in the 17th century and then to Herod in the 18th century.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Devon and Cornwall|
Herodsfoot, Cornwall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Herodsfoot, eccl. dist., Duloe, Lanreath, and St Pinnock pars., Cornwall, pop. 424.
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