Rame Peninsula

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The Rame Peninsula /ˈrm/ (Cornish: Ros, meaning promontory) is a peninsula in south-east Cornwall, England, in the United Kingdom. The peninsula is surrounded by the English Channel to the south, Plymouth Sound to the east, and the estuary of the River Lynher to the north. The largest settlement is Torpoint, which is on the eastern coast, facing Devonport in Plymouth, Devon. The peninsula is named after Rame Head, to the south of peninsula. The peninsula also includes the village and parish of Rame. 50°19′26″N 4°12′50″W / 50.324°N 4.214°W / 50.324; -4.214Coordinates: 50°19′26″N 4°12′50″W / 50.324°N 4.214°W / 50.324; -4.214 The entire area of the peninsula is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Settlements in the Rame Peninsula[edit]

Other places on the peninsula include: Antony, Cawsand, Crafthole, Cremyll, Fourlanesend, Freathy, Higher Wilcove, Kingsand, Lower Tregantle, Maker, Millbrook, Mount Edgcumbe House, Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Penlee, Portwrinkle, Sheviock, and St John and Withnoe Barton.

Historical note: Until boundary reform in the 19th century this district was part of Devon as these manors had been possessions of Tavistock Abbey from Norman times.

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