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The Fowey, Cornwall

Historical Description

Fowey, The, a river of Cornwall, It rises on Bodmin Moor, and runs about 20 miles southward, past Lostwithiel and Fowey to the English Channel, about a mile below Fowey. It becomes navigable a little below Lostwithiel, and afterwards expands into a wide and deep haven.

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