Cremyll

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Coordinates: 50°21′38″N 4°10′33″W / 50.3605°N 4.1758°W / 50.3605; -4.1758

Cremyll
Cremyll is located in Cornwall
Cremyll
Cremyll
 Cremyll shown within Cornwall
OS grid reference SX453535
Shire county Cornwall
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TORPOINT
Postcode district PL10
Dialling code 01752
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Cornwall
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament South East Cornwall
List of places
UK
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Cremyll Ferry ticket office

Cremyll /ˈkrɛməl/ is a coastal village in south-east Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately one mile (1.6 km) west of Plymouth.[1]

Cremyll is on the Rame Peninsula facing Plymouth Sound. The Cremyll Ferry carries foot passengers and cyclists from Cremyll to Plymouth. The ferry may well date back to the Saxon's arrival in the eighth century and it was a link in the main southern route into Cornwall until the 1830s. There was a larger community here called West Stonehouse (compare with East Stonehouse) until it was burnt by the French in 1350. In medieval times the ferry was part of the manor of Stone-House, held by the Valletorts.[2]

The main gates to Mount Edgcumbe Country Park and Mount Edgcumbe House are located in Cremyll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 201 Plymouth & Launceston ISBN 978-0-319-23146-3
  2. ^ Henderson, C. (1935) "Ferries in Cornwall", in Essays in Cornish History, edited by A. L. Rowse and M. I. Henderson. Oxford: Clarendon Press; pp. 163-67

External links[edit]

Media related to Cremyll at Wikimedia Commons