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Altarnun, Cornwall

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Altarnun, Cornwall

Altarnun /ɔːltərˈnʌn/ is a village and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is located on the north-eastern edge of Bodmin Moor at grid reference SX 223 811. The parish of Altarnun includes the village of Fivelanes and the hamlets of Bolventor, Treween and Trewint, and had a population of 976 according to the 2001 census. Other hamlets in the parish are Bowithick, Palmersbridge, South Carne, Tolborough, Lower Tregunnon, and Tredaule.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX2281
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 code01566
Population976 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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


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

Alternon, par., E. Cornwall, 8 miles SW. of Launceston, 15,014 ac., pop. 1150; P.O.

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