Calstock

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Calstock
Calstock from train.jpg
Calstock village from the viaduct
Population6,095 (2001)
OS grid referenceSX4368
Civil parish
  • Calstock
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCALSTOCK
GUNNISLAKE
Postcode districtPL18
Dialling code01822
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
FireCornwall
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
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Calstock

Calstock (Cornish: Kalstok) is a parish and a large village in south east Cornwall, United Kingdom, on the River Tamar near the border with Devon. The village is 6 miles (9.7 km) south west of Tavistock and 10 miles (16 km) north of Plymouth.[1]

The parish had a population of 6,095 in the 2001 census.[2] As well as Calstock, other settlements in the parish include Albaston, Chilsworthy, Gunnislake, Harrowbarrow, Latchley and Metherell.

Calstock village is within the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and lies on the scenic Tamar Valley railway. Mining was formerly an important industry here.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 201 Plymouth & Launceston ISBN 9780319231463
  2. Office for National Statistics & Cornwall County Council, 2001. Parish population statistics