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The main road between St Ives and St Just at Porthmeor - geograph.org.uk - 292383.jpg
The main road (B3306) between St Ives and St Just at Porthmeor
Porthmeor is located in Cornwall
Porthmeor shown within Cornwall
OS grid reference SW431371
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
CornwallCoordinates: 50°10′41″N 5°36′00″W / 50.178°N 5.600°W / 50.178; -5.600

Porthmeor consists of two farms, Higher and Lower Porthmeor, in the parish of Zennor in Cornwall, England. It should not be confused with Porthmeor beach at St Ives. Higher Porthmeor lies along the B3306 road which connects St Ives to the A30 road and Lower Porthmeor is nearer the coast.[1]

Porthmeor 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.

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  1. ^ Ordnance Survey Explorer 7; Land's End, Penzance and St. Ives, 1:25 000. 1996