Geographical Links throughout the County of Cornwall
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|These pages list most of the towns and villages in Cornwall.
Each entry is a brief pen picture of the place (up to 10 lines).
If you are seeking more detailed information
click on the appropriate button at the end of the description.
This will open a new page containing information relevant to the town or village.
Places with names in bold letters within the description have their own entry in these pages.
|Towns and Villages - I|
|INDIAN QUEENS is on the A30 / A39 intersection near St Columb. The Indian Queen was reputed to have been Pocohontas but an old inscription which once appeared above the porch of the former Indian Queens public house (later Dean's Temperance Hotel) referred to her as a Portuguese princess, who landed at Falmouth from a packet ship and slept at the inn on her way to London. It is assumed that her dark olive skin caused her to be mistaken for an Indian. Also in Indian Queens is Queen's Pit. This is a similar amphitheatre to Gwennap Pit near Redruth but smaller in size. It too was used by the early Methodist preachers for open-air services.|
|The ISLES OF SCILLY are situated about 28 miles south-west of Land's End. Comprising about a hundred islands but only five inhabited ones - St Mary's, Tresco, St Martin's, St Agnes and Bryher.|