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Cawsand, Cornwall

Cawsand and Kingsand are twin villages in southeast Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated on the Rame Peninsula and is in the parish of Maker-with-Rame. Cawsand overlooks Plymouth Sound and adjoins Kingsand, formerly on the border of Devon and Cornwall (the border has since been moved and is the River Tamar). Once a renowned smuggling centre, Cawsand now has one public houses and a hotel (the Cawsand Bay Hotel the Cross Keys Inn.
Post townTORPOINT
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX4350
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
Dialling code01752
 

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

Cawsand, vil. with coastguard station, E. Cornwall, on W. side of Plymouth Sound, 4 miles SW. of Plymouth; P.O.; stands on Cawsand Bay, which has anchorage for the largest ships.

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