Colan, Cornwall

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Colan
Saint Colan Church, Springtime. - geograph.org.uk - 388818.jpg
Colan is located in Cornwall
Colan
Colan
Colan shown within Cornwall
Population1,696 (United Kingdom Census 2011 including Bosoughan)
OS grid referenceSW868613
Civil parish
  • Colan
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNEWQUAY
Postcode districtTR8
Dialling code01637
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
FireCornwall
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cornwall
50°24′43″N 5°00′07″W / 50.412°N 5.002°W / 50.412; -5.002Coordinates: 50°24′43″N 5°00′07″W / 50.412°N 5.002°W / 50.412; -5.002

Colan (Cornish: Kolan) is a village and civil parish in mid-Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately three miles (5 km) east of Newquay.[1] The electoral ward is called Colan and Mawgan. The population of this ward at the 2011 census was 4,256[2] The hamlets of Bosoughan, Chapel, Gwills, Kestle Mill, Lane, Mountjoy, Quintrell Downs, Trebarber and Trencreek are in the parish.[3] Fir Hill Woods near Nanswhyden, contains the ruins of Fir Hill Manor. Colan Church dates to the thirteenth century.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 200 Newquay & Bodmin ISBN 978-0-319-22938-5
  2. ^ "2011 census for ward of Colan and Mawgan". Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  3. ^ Cornwall; Explore Britain
  4. ^ Dunkin, E. (1882) Monumental Brasses. London: Spottiswoode

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