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South Petherwin, Cornwall

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South Petherwin, Cornwall

South Petherwin is a village and civil parish in east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is in the Registration District of Launceston. The civil parish is bounded to the north by the Launceston parishes of St Thomas and St Mary Magdalene, to the east by Lawhitton and Lezant parishes and to the west by Trewen parish. The population of the parish in the 2001 census was 932.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX3081
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
Population932 (Parish, 2001)

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

Petherwin ~ Petherwin South

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

Petherwin, South, par. and vil., Cornwall - par., 4968 ac., pop. 826; vil., 2½ m. SW. of Launceston; P.O.

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