Carnon Downs

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Carnon Downs
Carnon Downs is located in Cornwall
Carnon Downs
Carnon Downs
Carnon Downs shown within Cornwall
OS grid reference SW800404
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Truro
Postcode district TR3
Dialling code 01872
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Cornwall
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
UK
England
Cornwall
50°13′21″N 5°05′15″W / 50.22238°N 5.08755°W / 50.22238; -5.08755Coordinates: 50°13′21″N 5°05′15″W / 50.22238°N 5.08755°W / 50.22238; -5.08755

Carnon Downs (Cornish: Goon Karnen)[1] is a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is about three miles southwest of Truro on the A39 Truro to Falmouth road.[2]

Carnon Downs is in the civil parish of Feock (the population at the 2011 census included here) and consists mostly of bungalows and detached housing built in the latter half of the 20th century. It also has a post office, shops, doctor's surgery, village hall, caravan site, hotel, pub/restaurant and a garden centre.

Blissoe Road, Carnon Downs

References[edit]

  1. ^ Place-names in the Standard Written Form (SWF) : List of place-names agreed by the MAGA Signage Panel Archived May 15, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.. Cornish Language Partnership.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey One-inch Map of Great Britain; Truro and Falmouth, sheet 190. 1961