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

RAME, a parish in St. Germans district, Cornwall; on the coast, 5 miles S W by S of Plymouth r. station. Post-town, Cawsand, under Devonport Acres, 1, 231; of which 45 are water. Real property, £2, 140. Pop., 792. Houses, 160. The property is divided among a few. Rame Head projects into the English channel from Maker heights; terminates a semicircular range of cliffs, coming eastward from Looe; is the nearest land to Eddystone lighthouse; commands a view of the Cornish coast, away to the Lizard; is crowned with the ruin of a chapel; and is the Kriou Metopon or Ram's Head of Ptolemy. Penlee Point, 2 miles E by N of that headland, flanks the W end of the entrance of Plymouth sound, and is crowned by a beacon. There is a coast-guard station. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £214.0 Patron, the Earl of Mount-Edgecumbe. The church is good; and there are charities £12.

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