Luckett, Cornwall

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Coordinates: 50°32′27″N 4°16′29″W / 50.5407°N 4.2746°W / 50.5407; -4.2746

Mining landscape south from Luckett

Luckett is a hamlet in east Cornwall, England. It is situated in a former mining area beside the River Tamar approximately three miles (5 km) north of Callington.[1] According to the Post Office the population at the 2011 census was included in the civil parish of Stokeclimsland

In the 12th century, Luckett became part of a Royal Deer Park called Kerrybullock, until it was disparked by Henry VIII in the 16th century.[2]

South of the hamlet is Greenscoombe Wood, Luckett SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest), noted for its biological interest.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 201 Plymouth & Launceston ISBN 978-0-319-23146-3
  2. ^ North Cornwall District Council, "Luckett: Conservation Area Character Statement" (PDF), Cornwall.gov.uk, p. 3 
  3. ^ "Greenscoombe Wood, Luckett" (PDF). Natural England. 1986. Retrieved 1 November 2011.