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The Crooked Spaniards public house, Cargreen.jpg
Cargreen is located in Cornwall
Cargreen shown within Cornwall
OS grid reference SX433625
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SALTASH
Postcode district PL12
Dialling code 01752
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Cornwall
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places
50°26′30″N 4°12′24″W / 50.4418°N 4.2068°W / 50.4418; -4.2068Coordinates: 50°26′30″N 4°12′24″W / 50.4418°N 4.2068°W / 50.4418; -4.2068

Cargreen (Cornish: Karrekreun) is a small settlement in southeast Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated beside the River Tamar approximately two miles (3 km) north of Saltash.[1] It is in the civil parish of Landulph.

Cargreen has a yacht club[2] and once had a thriving industry ferrying flowers across the river to Devon.[3]

The River Tamar at Cargreen

Cargreen is mentioned in John Leland's The Antiquary 1534-43: Myles fro Asshe [Saltash] Northward ynto the Land is a smaul Village cawled Caregrin, Est of this is Bere Parke and Hous in Devonshire dividid from Caregrin tantum Tamara.[4]

The BBC TV series The Coroner features the now-closed Crooked Spaniards Inn, shown on the right, as the set for The Black Dog Inn.[5]


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 201 Plymouth & Launceston ISBN 978-0-319-23146-3
  2. ^ "Cargreen Yacht Club". Retrieved 2008-05-07. 
  3. ^ Rita Tregellas Pope (2006). Cornwall Visitors Guide 7th ed. Google Book. Retrieved 2008-05-07. 
  4. ^ "Early Tours in Devon and Cornwall" Edited by R Pearse Chope. First published 1918, reprinted with new introduction by Alan Gibson 1967.
  5. ^ "Visiting Cornwall". Retrieved 23 February 2017. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Cargreen at Wikimedia Commons