North Hill Parish

North Hill (Cornish: Bre Gledh) is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated on the east side of the River Lynher approximately 7 miles (10 km) southwest of Launceston.


North Hill is a large rural parish on the eastern flank of Bodmin Moor bisected northwest to southeast by the River Lynher. It is bounded in the north by Lewannick parish, on the east by Lezant and Linkinhorne parishes, on the south by St Cleer and on the west by Altarnun. Settlements include the church town of North Hill and Coad's Green, Bathpool, Congdon's Shop, Middlewood, Illand or Yeiland, and Trebartha. The Trebartha estate is one of four farms mentioned in Domesday Book.

 

Trewortha Farm, a children's outdoor education venue, incorporates a reconstruction of a Bronze Age settlement as well as a medieval village of the same name.


North Hill ecclesiastical parish is in the Deanery and Hundred of East. The parish church is dedicated to St Torney whose Holy Well is situated by the River Lynher. The church has a chancel (restored in the 19th century), nave, and north and south aisles. The granite ashlar tower has three stages, is buttressed topped with battlements. The belfry contains six bells.

Population

917 (Civil Parish, 2001)

OS grid reference

SX271767

Civil parish

North Hill

Unitary authority

Cornwall

Ceremonial county

Cornwall

Region

South West

Country

England

Sovereign state

United Kingdom

Post town

LAUNCESTON

Postcode district

PL15

Dialling code

01566

Police

Devon and Cornwall

Fire

Cornwall

Ambulance

South Western

EU Parliament

South West England

UK Parliament

North Cornwall (MP Dan Rogerson)

Latest Weather

Address

North Hill Village Hall, Lynher Close, North Hill, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 7PQ
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