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Herodsfoot, Cornwall

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Herodsfoot, Cornwall

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.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX2160
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon 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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