Accommodation in and around Stoke Climsland

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Apparently Stoke Climsland means 'outlying farm' (stoke) and that about explains this rural area on the East Cornwall – Devon border. Climsland is the name of the local manor, recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086. Set on ground which has held a place of worship since Norman times, the present church, restored in the 19th century, is dedicated to All Saints. The school house here is now the Old School Community Centre offering, amongst many other important local services, regular jazz concerts and dinners and a monthly local market. To the south of the parish, and over 1000 feet tall, is the rugged Kit Hill which was donated to the people of Cornwall by the Duchy of Cornwall, Prince Charles, to celebrate the birth of his first son, William. Traces…...

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