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Dobwalls, Cornwall

Dobwalls (Cornish: Fos an Mogh) is a village in south-east Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is situated three miles (5 km) west of Liskeard. The name is spelt Dubwalls on Bartholomew's map and Black's Guide of 1879. The A38 trunk road ran through the village until the bypass was opened on 19 December 2008. The bypass has two of the most elaborate bat bridges built so far in the UK (previous examples in Wales being wooden posts with cables). Twelve native species of bats are found in the area.
Post townLISKEARD
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX2165
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01579
Population3,662 (2001 UK census)
 

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

Dubwalls

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

Dubwalls, vil. with half-yearly fairs, 2½ miles NW. of Liskeard, E. Cornwall; P.O., called Dobwalls.

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