Bodmin

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Bodmin is a town on the A30 road, in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is situated in the centre of the county southwest of Bodmin Moor.[1]

The neighbouring parishes are Cardinham, Lanhydrock, Lanivet and Helland.[2]

In 2001 there were 12,881 people living in Bodmin.[3]

In the Middle Ages Bodmin was one of the most important towns in Cornwall and the site of a monastery founded by Saint Petroc. The parish church of Bodmin was built in the 15th century and is the second largest church in the county after Truro Cathedral.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 200 Newquay & Bodmin ISBN 978-0-319-22938-5
  2. Cornwall Council online mapping. Retrieved May 2010
  3. 2001 population