Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LERRIN

LERRIN, a rivulet, a village, and a sub-district, in Cornwall. The rivulet rises near Broadoak, and runs about 6 miles, sonth-south-westward, to the Fowey near Penwick. The village stands 3 miles ESE of Lostwithiel; and has a post office under Lostwithiel, and fairs on 7 March and 25 April.—The sub-district is in Liskeard district; and contains the parishes of Broadoak, Boconnoc, Lanreath, St. Veep, Lanteglos-by-Fowey, and Lansallos. Acres, 19,699. Pop., 3,804. Houses, 816.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a rivulet, a village, and a sub-district"   (ADL Feature Type: "streams")
Administrative units: Cornwall AncC
Place: Lerrin

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