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Lanner, Cornwall

Historical Description

Lannarth or Lanner, a village and an ecclesiastical district, formed out of Gwennap parish, Cornwall. The village stands 1½ mile SE of Redruth station on the G.W.R., and 8 miles from Falmouth, and has a post office, of the name of Lanner, under Redruth; money order and telegraph office, Bedruth. Population of the ecclesiastical district, 2055. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Truro and deanery of Carnmarth; gross value, £180 with residence. The church is a small building of stone, and was restored in 1883. There are Bible Christian, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan chapels. Carnmarth Hill is in the parish, and gives its name to the deanery. It contains a granite quarry.

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


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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 districtTR16
Post TownRedruth