Shortlanesend and Allet
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Shortlanesend (Cornish: Penn an Vownder, meaning end of the lane) is a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is located two miles north of Truro at grid reference . 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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