Place:


Polruan  Cornwall

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Polruan like this:

POLRUAN, a village in Llanteglos-by-Fowey parish, Cornwall; at the month of the Fowey estuary, opposite Fowey. It was once a borough; it sent members to parliament in the time of Edward III.; it contains vestiges of Hall House, which was garrisoned in the civil wars of Charles I.; it contains also a stone cross and ruins of an ancient chapel; and it has a post-office under Parstation, Cornwall, and a coast-guard station. Pop.,

Additional information about this locality is available for Lanteglos By Fowey

Polruan through time

Polruan is now part of Caradon district. Click here for graphs and data of how Caradon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Polruan itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Polruan, in Caradon and Cornwall | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24243

Date accessed: 20th November 2018


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