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Lanhydrock  Cornwall

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Lanhydrock like this:

LANHYDROCK, a parish in Bodmin district, Cornwall; within Bodmin borough, on the river Fowey, adjacent to the Cornwall railway, 3 miles SE by S of Bodmin. Post-town, Bodmin, Acres, 1,755. Real property, £1,460. Pop., 197. Houses, 44. The manor belonged to the Glynns and others; passed to the Robarteses, Earls of Radnor; and belongs now to the Hon. ...


Mrs. Agar. Lanhydrock House, the manorial mansion, is now occupied by T. J. Agar Robartes, Esq.; has N and S wings of respectively 1636 and 1642; is a granite edifice, partly in its original condition, partly modernized; contains a gallery 116 feet long; was garrisoned for the parliament, against Charles I., in 1644; and is approached by an avenue, planted in 1642. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, not reported. Patron, the Hon. Mrs. Agar. The church stands close to Lanhydrock House; has an embattled tower; and contains monuments of the Earls of Radnor. The churchyard contains an ancient granite cross. There are two national schools.

Lanhydrock through time

Lanhydrock is now part of North Cornwall district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Cornwall has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Lanhydrock itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Lanhydrock in North Cornwall | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5446

Date accessed: 16th December 2017


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