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Ruan Lanihorne

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

RUAN-LANIHORNE, a parish in Truro district, Cornwall; on the river Fal, at the head of a creek of Falmouthharbour, 2½ miles S S W of Tregony, and 5¼ E S E of Truro r. station. It has a post-office, of the name of Ruan-High-Lanes, under Grampound, and a quay used for the landing of coal, timber, slate, and other commodities; and it contains the hamlet of Highlanes, where petty sessions are held. Acres, 2, 250. Real property, £2, 515. Pop. in 1851, 410; in 1861, 325. Houses, 74. The property is divided among a few. A castle of the Arc-decknes was here. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £414. Patron, Corpus Christi College, Oxford. The church is a massive structure, built in 1321, with a tower; and contains a monument to Whittaker the antiquary, who was rector. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a village school.

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