Prussia Cove  Cornwall


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Prussia Cove like this:

Prussia Cove, coastguard and fishing sta., on S. coast of Cornwall, 3 miles SE. of Marazion; took its name from the " King of Prussia " inn, the landlord of "Which carried on smuggling here.

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Prussia Cove through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th May 2022

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