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Extracts from Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72):

LANEAST, a parish in Launceston district, Cornwall; on the river Inny, 6½ miles W of Launceston r. station. It contains Tregeare, which has a post-office under Launceston; and contains also Jamaica Inn. Acres, 2,487. Real property, £1,437. Pop., 244. Houses, 48. The property is divided among a few. The manor formerly belonged to Launceston priory. Some mining was formerly carried on, but ceased between 1851 and 1861. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £85. Patron, J. K. Lethbridge, Esq.

The church is ancient but good; has a lofty tower; and contains open oak seats, and a carved screen. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school. The astronomer Adams, who discovered the planet Neptune, was a native.

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