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Polyphant, Cornwall

Polyphant, first recorded as Polefant ca. 1170, is a village in east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is north of the civil parish of Lewannick, five miles (8 km) west of the town of Launceston near the convergence of the River Inny and Penpont Water. The disused quarries to the north of the village, designated Polyphant SSSI in 1994, were the source of an ornamental building stone, a variety of elvan.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX2682
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

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