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Brown Willy, Cornwall

Historical Description

Brown-Willy, a mountain on the watershed of the NE of Cornwall, 4½ miles SE of Camelford. It consists of granite, has an altitude of 1368 feet, is crowned by a pile £ stones, serves as a sea-mark, and commands a view of the remotest parts of Devon and Cornwall, with part of Somerset and the Bristol Channel. A large stream-work for tin of its own name is at its base.

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


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