Ashton, Cornwall

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Coordinates: 50°06′32″N 5°20′31″W / 50.109°N 5.342°W / 50.109; -5.342

The Lion and Lamb public house, Ashton, Breage

Ashton is a village in the civil parish of Breage, west Cornwall, England, UK,[1] at OS grid ref SW604286. It is in the civil parish of Porthleven

It is situated on the A394 Penzance-Helston road one mile north of Praa Sands. Ashton has a pub called the Lion and Lamb and had a football team in the past.

Ashton is also the name of places in the parishes of Poundstock, St Dominick and St Winnow. The meaning of Ashton is "ash-tree farm".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey One-inch Map of Great Britain; Land's End, sheet 189. 1961
  2. ^ Weatherhill, Craig (2009). A Concise Dictionary of Cornish Place-Names. Westport, Co. Mayo: Evertype. ISBN 9781904808220; p. 19