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Talland, Cornwall

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Talland, Cornwall

Talland is a hamlet and ecclesiastical parish between Looe and Polperro on the south coast of Cornwall (the parish includes most of the village of Polperro where there is a chapel of ease and formerly also the town of West Looe). It is in the civil parish of Lansallos and consists of a church, the former vicarage and a few houses. On Talland Bay are two sheltered shingle beaches, Talland Sand and Rotterdam Beach, and the bay was once well known as a landing spot for smugglers.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX2251
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Talland, par., township, and vil., Cornwall, on Talland Bay, 8 miles S. of Liskeard - par., 2665 ac., pop. 1648; township, pop. 780; the par. contains Polperro and West Looe.

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