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Trematon, Cornwall

Historical Description

Trematon, a village suburban to Saltash, in Cornwall, 3½ miles NW of Devonport. Saltash Castle was built about the time of the Norman Conquest, became annexed to the Duchy of Cornwall, was the place of a stannary court which gave rise to the proverbial phrase " Trematon law," suffered spoliation by the rebels in 1549, and is now represented by extensive and interesting ruins.

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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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 districtPL12
Post TownSaltash