Barcelona, Cornwall

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Newton Farm in Barcelona, Cornwall
Barcelona
Barcelona is located in Cornwall
Barcelona
Barcelona
Location within Cornwall
OS grid referenceSX 219 536
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLOOE
Postcode districtPL13
Dialling code01503
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
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AmbulanceSouth Western
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Cornwall
50°21′19″N 4°30′17″W / 50.3552°N 4.5047°W / 50.3552; -4.5047Coordinates: 50°21′19″N 4°30′17″W / 50.3552°N 4.5047°W / 50.3552; -4.5047

Barcelona (Cornish: Krows Trevelowen, meaning Cross at Trelawne) is a hamlet in the parish of Pelynt in south-east Cornwall, England, UK. According to the Post Office the 2011 population of the hamlet was included in the civil parish of St Cleer.

Geography[edit]

Barcelona (grid reference SX 219 536) is a hamlet, in south-east Cornwall, on the A387 road, between Polperro and Looe. It is 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Looe, 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the coast at Talland Bay and 2 miles (3.2 km) south-west of Pelynt, the churchtown of the parish of the same name. [1]

History[edit]

Trelawne Manor (Cornish: Trev Elowen, meaning farm of the elm tree) lies immediately north of Barcelona and was formerly the ancestral home of the Trelawney family (a Cornish family tracing back to the Saxon period). It is now a leisure complex and holiday park.

Sport[edit]

Pelynt Football Club play their home matches at Barcelona and have named their ground "the New Camp", due to having the same name as FC Barcelona of Spain who play at the Nou Camp. The club is named after the nearby village of Pelynt and was a founder member of the Duchy League. They continue to play in that league.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ OS Explorer Map 107: St Austell & Liskeard (Map) (B3 ed.). Southampton: Ordnance Survey. 2011. ISBN 978 0 319 24017 5.
  2. ^ "Pelynt Football Club". Club Website. Retrieved 28 November 2016.

External links[edit]

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