Fraddon

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Coordinates: 50°23′13″N 4°56′13″W / 50.387°N 4.937°W / 50.387; -4.937

Pillar box at Fraddon

Fraddon is a village in central Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, in the parish of St Enoder. It is roughly midway between Newquay and St Austell and is south of the linked villages of St Columb Road and Indian Queens.[1]

Fraddon was formerly on the A30 road but a dual carriageway bypass now carries traffic south of the village.

Fraddon is the home of Dick Cole, Leader of Mebyon Kernow and Cornwall Councillor for St Enoder.[2]

Just south of Fraddon is the settlement of Blue Anchor. The Blue Anchor Inn is alleged to have been the first stop the King's Messenger made on his journey to announce the victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in October 1805[citation needed].

Its Brewers Fayre, The Penhale Round, beside the A30 is said to be built on the site of a prehistoric settlement (or in the least named after it) that has had evidence of occupation excavated dating back to Middle Bronze Age (circa 1300-900BC).[3]

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