Porthgwarra, Cornwall

Historical Description

Porthgwarra, a fishing hamlet in the SW of Cornwall, 3 miles SE of Land's End, and 9 SW of Penzance. It lies at the mouth of a wild vale, and is reached by a tunnelled roadway.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Maps

Online maps of Porthgwarra are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cornwall papers online:


Visitations Heraldic

We have a copy of The Visitations of Cornwall, by Lieut.-Col. J.L. Vivian online.

CountyCornwall
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTR19
Post TownPenzance