Crafthole

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Crafthole
village
Crafthole Village - geograph.org.uk - 72352.jpg
Coordinates: 50°21′54″N 4°18′00″W / 50.365°N 4.300°W / 50.365; -4.300Coordinates: 50°21′54″N 4°18′00″W / 50.365°N 4.300°W / 50.365; -4.300
Country England
County Cornwall
Civil parish Sheviock
PL11 3 PL11

Crafthole is a village in the Parish of Sheviock, in South East, Cornwall, England.[1][2] The village has a rural Pub (Finnygook Inn), Post Office, Shop, Methodist Chapel, village hall and Whitsand Bay Golf Course nearby in the village of Portwrinkle.[3] Crafthole in the late 1800, was notorious for smuggling Rum which was very valuable back then. The pirates use the Harbour of Portwrinkle to dock the boats, which then the Rum was off loaded and taken up the steep hill to connecting the two villages to Crafthole. One of the prime places the Rum was stored was in the room below the Methodist Chapel which was built in 1867.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 201 Plymouth & Launceston' (Map). Ordnance Survey. ISBN 978-0-319-23287-3. 
  2. ^ Crafthole; Explore Britain
  3. ^ Guide to South Cornwall; 14th ed. London: Ward, Lock & Co., [ca. 1955]; p. 140