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The Alan or Camel, Cornwall

Historical Description

Alan or Camel, The, a river of Cornwall. It rises near Davidstow; runs southward past Camelford, Michaelstow, and Holland, to Bodmin; then goes west-north-westward past Wadebridge to the Bristol Channel below Padstow. Its entire length is about 27 miles, and its lowest reach is an estuary, which forms Padstow Harbour.

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