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Prestacott, Grimscott, Butspur, Cross, and Hersham
Extracts from Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-
LAUNCELLS, a parish in Stratton district, Cornwall; 1¼ mile SE of Stratton, 2½ W
of the river Tamar at the boundary with Devon, and 15 NNW of Launceston r. station.
It contains also the hamlets of Prestacott, Grimscott, Butspur, Cross, and Hersham.
Post town, Stratton, North Cornwall. Acres, 6,179. Real property, £3,862. Pop., 693.
Houses, 119. The property is subdivided. A priory, a cell to Hartland abbey, stood
in the parish; gave rise to the name of Launcells, -
12 Apr 2014