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Coverack, Cornwall

Historical Description

Coverack, a village on the SE coast of Cornwall, in a cove of its own name, 2 miles N by E of Black Head, and 10¼ S of Falmouth on the G.W.R. It has a post and money order office under St Keverne (R.S.O.); telegraph office, St Keverne. It is highly picturesque, and the rocks around it show veins of hornblende in masses of serpentine.

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionSouth West
Postal districtTR12
Post TownHelston