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Menheniot, Cornwall

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Menheniot, Cornwall

Menheniot is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is 2+⁄2 miles southeast of Liskeard. The meaning of the name is "sanctuary of Neot" (from minihi and Neot). Menheniot had a population of 1,605 in the 2001 census. The village has a primary school, a pub, a shop and a post office.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX2862
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 code01579
Population1,605 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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

Mayenhennet ~ Menhynnet ~ Minevet

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

Menheniot (or Menhynnet), par. and vil. with ry. sta., Cornwall, 3 miles SE. of Liskeard, G997 ac., pop. 1373; P.O.; has lead and tin mines.

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