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Cornish Folklore

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Cornwall

Cornwall is a ancient Celtic region of Great Britain located at the extreme south–west corner of the land. Cornwall is surrounded on the south and west by sea.

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Cornwall is about 80 miles in length, from Sennen to Bude, less than 40 miles across (Saltash to Boscastle), and parts are closer still at 15–20 miles (Falmouth to Prtreath). It is about 1,375 square miles. As such, it is a little bigger than Rhode Island (about 1,212 square miles) and much smaller than Delaware (about 2,490 square miles). It is easy to get around in today, but it was much more difficult in the 19th C and before because of the lack of and condition of roads. Most 19th C Cornish who were farmers rarely went beyond five miles from their birth place in their entire lives; miners were mobile and went where the work was to be found.

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