Playing Place

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Playing Place
Playing Place
Playing Place is located in Cornwall
Playing Place
Playing Place
Playing Place shown within Cornwall
OS grid reference SW811414
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
UK
England
Cornwall
50°13′55″N 5°04′16″W / 50.232°N 5.071°W / 50.232; -5.071Coordinates: 50°13′55″N 5°04′16″W / 50.232°N 5.071°W / 50.232; -5.071

Playing Place is a village southwest of Truro in Cornwall, England, UK. It is to the east of the A39 road.[1] The name derives from Cornish 'plain an gwarry' (meaning "playing place"), an open-air performance area used historically for entertainment and instruction.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey One-inch Map of Great Britain; Truro and Falmouth, sheet 190. 1961