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Moorswater, Cornwall

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Moorswater, Cornwall

Moorswater is an industrial suburb of Liskeard in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately half-a-mile (0.8 km) west of Liskeard town centre. Moorswater has a long industrial history and lies south of the former mining area around Kit Hill and Caradon Hill at the southeast edge of Bodmin Moor. Moorswater was at the southern end of one of Cornwall's early railways, the Liskeard and Caradon Railway mineral line which opened in 1844.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX2364
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

Moorswater, vil. with ry. sta., 1 mile W. of Liskeard, Cornwall; the valley is here spanned by a long railway viaduct 150 ft. high.

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