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The Hannon, Cornwall

Historical Description

Hannon, The, a stream in Cornwall, descending 4½ miles south-westward from Davidstow Moor to the Camel, 2½ S of Camelford. Its bed was ripped open by the torrent of a waterspout in 1847, and is now flanked by bare rocks of granite and quartz, and the lower part of its vale is overhung by two isolated crags called the Devil's Jump.

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