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Lawhitton, Cornwall

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Lawhitton, Cornwall

Lawhitton is a civil parish and village in east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated two miles (3 km) southwest of Launceston and half-a-mile west of Cornwall's border with Devon at the River Tamar. The parish of Lawhitton is in the Launceston registration district. It is a comparatively small parish and Lawhitton village is the principal settlement.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX3582
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
Population270 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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

Languitetone ~ La

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

Lawhitton, par. and vil., Cornwall - par. (partly within the municipal limits of Launceston), 2649 ac., pop. 425; vil., 2½ miles SE. of Launceston; P.O.

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