Varfell

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Varfell is a hamlet within the parish of Ludgvan, Cornwall, UK. Varfell was formerly the ancestral home of chemist Humphry Davy.[1] Varfell is now one the centres of production for the large flower and bulb growers Winchester Bulbs.[2] Varfell Farm is the world's largest producers of daffodil bulbs.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paris, John Ayrton (1831). The Life of Sir Humphry Davy, Bart., LL.D.: Late President of the Royal Society. H. Colburn an R. Bentley. p. 1. 
  2. ^ Tompsett, Andrew (2006). Golden Harvest: The Story of Daffodil Growing in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Alison Hodge Publishers. p. 52. ISBN 0-906720-46-X. 
  3. ^ Tompsett, Andrew (2006). Golden Harvest: The Story of Daffodil Growing in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Alison Hodge Publishers. p. 27. ISBN 0-906720-46-X. 

Coordinates: 50°08′18″N 5°29′34″W / 50.13846°N 5.49271°W / 50.13846; -5.49271