Penwithick (Cornish: Pennwydhek) or Penwithick Stents is a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated 2.5 miles (4.0 km) north of St Austell, in the civil parish of Treverbyn in the 'clay country' area of china clay quarrying. Whilst falling in a different civil parish Penwithick does have an electoral ward in its own name. The population at the census 2011 was 4,479
Penwithick has a small local shop which also has a sub post office, a social club as well as a premises selling fish & chips.
There are plans to build a new settlement Baal & West Carclaze south of the village as part of the St Austell and Clay Country Eco-town. This would include 1,800 to 2,500 homes. The plan was given outline approval in July 2009.
- Ordnance Survey One-inch Map of Great Britain; Bodmin and Launceston, sheet 186. 1961.
- Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 200 Newquay & Bodmin ISBN 978-0-319-22938-5
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- "Baal & West Carclaze – a community for all". ECO-BOS. Retrieved 7 November 2010.
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