Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Redruth

Redruth, market town and par. with ry. sta., Cornwall, 9 miles SW. of Truro and 18 NE. of Penzance, 4006 ac., pop. 9335; P.O., T.O., 4 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-days, Tuesday and Friday. Redruth is in. the midst of a rich mineral district, and carries on an extensive trade in connection with the tin and copper mines in the neighbourhood. It is of very remote origin, and has Druidical remains.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "market town and parish with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Redruth AP/CP       Cornwall AncC
Place: Redruth

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