North Hill  Cornwall


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

NORTHILL, or North Hill, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Launceston district, Cornwall. The village stands near the river Lynher, 7½ miles S W by S of Launceston r. station; and has a post-office under Launceston, and fairs on the last Monday of April, 8 Sept., and the first Thursday of Nov The parish contains also the hamlets of Bathpool, Coads-Green, Congdon-Shop, Illand, and Trebartha; and extends northward to the river Inny. ...

Acres, 6, 732. Real property, £7, 350. Pop. in 1851, 1, 193; in 1861, 1, 263. Houses, 254 " The property is subdivided. Trebartha Hall is a chief residence; belonged once to the Spoures and the Trebarthas; and belongs now to F. Rodd, Esq. King Arthur's Bedis a rock-basin on Trewortha tor. Good building-stoneabounds; granite is extensively worked and exported; some stream-tin works have been opened; and manganese has been found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £538.* Patron, F. Rodd, Esq. The church is an ancient and good granite structure; has agroined porch, and a lofty pinnacled tower; and containstwo monuments to the Vincents and the Spoures. Chapels of ease were formerly at Trebartha and Landreyne. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Bryanites, a national school, and charities £5.—The sub-district contains alsothree other parishes. Acres, 25,088. Pop., 5, 508. Houses, 1, 114.

North Hill through time

North Hill 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 North Hill itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd June 2021

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