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Cornwood, Devon: OS Grid Reference(260500,59500)
University of Leeds
Wakelin, Martyn (male, SED Editor)
Small, F. H. W. (b.1882, male, foreman clay-worker)
Mr Small describes how the locally mined china clay was transported to Plymouth for export. Lee Moor (just to the northwest of Cornwood) is a nearby village and Cann Wood an area of woodland just to the west. Newton Abbot (to the northeast) is a nearby town and Plymouth (to the southwest) the nearest city.