Coombe, Bude

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For other settlements in Cornwall named Coombe, see Coombe, Cornwall (disambiguation).
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Coombe Mill
Coombe is located in Cornwall
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Coombe (Cornish: Komm) is a hamlet in northeast Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.[1]

Combe is situated in the civil parish of Morwenstow three miles (5 km) north of Bude. According to the Post Office the population at the 2011 census was included in the civil parish of Poundstock. Most houses in the settlement are owned by the Landmark Trust.[2]

Combe lies within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Almost a third of Cornwall has AONB designation, with the same status and protection as a National Park.

Coombe Mill[edit]

Coombe Mill, a disused mill built on four levels, lies at the bottom of Coombe Valley. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, noted for its various species of bat that inhabit the mill's buildings.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 190 Bude & Clovelly ISBN 978-0-319-23145-6
  2. ^ Landmark Trust website, Featured buildings, Coombe
  3. ^ "Coombe Mill" (PDF). Natural England. 2000. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 

External links[edit]

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