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

LESNEWTH, a parish and a hundred in Cornwall. The parish is in Camelford district; and lies 4½ miles N by E of Camelford, and 14 W by N of Launceston r. station. Post town, Boscastle, Cornwall. Acres, 2,028. Real property, £1,167. Pop., 114. Houses, 23.

The manor belongs to Lord Churston. The surface is hilly. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £200. Patron, Lord Churston. The church is ancient; was recently restored; includes some Norman features; comprises nave, S transept, and chancel, with a tower; and contains a piscina and an ancient font. There is a dissenting chapel.

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