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Looe Island, Cornwall

Historical Description

Looe Island, an island in Cornwall, half a mile from the nearest shore, and 1½ S of East Looe. It is rocky, about half a mile in circuit, and 170 feet high, and was once crowned by a chapel to St George.

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

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.