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Quethiock, Cornwall

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Quethiock, Cornwall

Quethiock (Cornish: Koosek, meaning foresty place) is a village and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, roughly five miles east of Liskeard. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 429. The ancient parish church of St Hugh is one of the most notable in Cornwall. The placename derives from the Old Cornish cuidoc meaning wooded place. In 1871 the population was 661 and the area 4,351 acres .
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX3164
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population429 (2001)
 

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

Quethlock ~ Quithick

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

Quethlock (or Quithick), par. and vil., Cornwall, 4 miles E. of Laskeard, 4531 ac., pop. 485; P.O.

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