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Calstock, Cornwall

For the community in Cochrane District, Ontario, Canada, see: Calstock, Ontario {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:50.497|-4.210|region:GB_type:city(6095)|||||| |primary |name= }} Calstock Cornish: Kalstok 250pxCalstock village from the viaduct
Population 6,095 (2001) OS grid reference SX4368 Civil parish Calstock Unitary authority Cornwall Ceremonial county Cornwall Region South West Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town CALSTOCKGUNNISLAKE Postcode district PL18 Dialling code 01822 Police Fire Ambulance EU Parliament South West England UK Parliament South East Cornwall List of places UK England Calstock is a civil parish and a large village in south east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, on the border with Devon. The village is situated on the River Tamar 6 miles south west of Tavistock and 10 miles north of Plymouth. The parish had a population of 6,095 in the 2001 census. The parish encompasses 5,760 acres of land, 70 acres of water, and 44 acres of the tidal Tamar. As well as Calstock, other settlements in the parish include Albaston, Chilsworthy, Gunnislake, Harrowbarrow, Latchley, Metherell, Coxpark, Dimson, Drakewalls, Norris Green, Rising Sun and St Ann's Chapel. Calstock village is within the Tamar Valley AONB, is overlooked by Cotehele house and gardens, and lies on the scenic Tamar Valley railway. Calstock railway station opened on 2 March 1908. The village is twinned with Saint-Thuriau in Brittany, France.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX4368
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 code01822
Population6,095 (2001)

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

Calestoch ~ Kalestoc

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

Calstock, par. and vil., E. Cornwall, on r. Tamar, 6 m. SW. of Tavistock, 6133 ac., pop. 6517; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks.

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