Shortlanesend and Allet

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Coordinates: 50°17′17″N 5°04′37″W / 50.288°N 5.077°W / 50.288; -5.077

Five Acres Nature Reserve

Shortlanesend (Cornish: Penn an Vownder,[1] meaning end of the lane) is a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is located two miles north of Truro[2] at grid reference SW 805 475. The name was recorded as Penfounder in 1547. Shortlanesend is in the former Carrick District. The village has a pub, the Old Plough Inn, and a post office and school.

Allet (Cornish: Ales) is a hamlet one mile west of Shortlanesend on the B3284 Truro to Chiverton Cross road. The name was recorded as Aled in 1284. The Cornwall Wildlife Trust is based at Allet: its headquarters and offices are adjacent to the Trust's Five Acres nature reserve. This reserve includes two ponds, as well as mixed broadleaved woodland.


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  2. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 204 Truro & Falmouth ISBN 978-0-319-23149-4

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