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The Looe, Cornwall

Historical Description

Looe, The, a small river of Cornwall, rising on high grounds near St Clear, and running about 10 miles southward, past Liskeard and St Keyne, to the head of Looe Bay between East Looe and West Looe. It is joined at Looe Bridge, near its mouth, by the Trelawney river, which has aran of about 7½ miles south-south-eastward, and is sometimes called West Looe river. Looe Bay is a mere incurvature, continuous with Whitesand Bay on the E.

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