Gunnislake  Cornwall


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

GUNNISLAKE, a village on the W border of Devon; 4 miles S of Tavistock. It has a post office under Tavistock; and is chiefly inhabited by miners. The tin mine of Drakewalls, where wolfram is separated from tin ore, and where a lode lies open to the day, is above the village.

Gunnislake through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd September 2020

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