[Spellyans] Disappearance of Cornish placenames from OS maps

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Mon Feb 18 11:09:01 GMT 2013


I spoke too soon….the OS 1: 50,000 map DOES spell it "Penweathers"!

Craig


On 2013 Whe 18, at 10:39, Janice Lobb wrote:

> thanks for that - interestingly they've got Penwethers Lane and Penweathers Lane linking up at a sharp bend - they obviously don't realise it's the same lane looping round
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> On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 9:59 AM, Herbie Blackburn <kevin.blackburn1 at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> Janice wrote:
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> > thanks - I should obviously treat myself to some better maps!
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> In the meantime why try StreetMap.co.uk:
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> http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=180834&y=44537&z=110&sv=penwethers&st=6&tl=Map+of+Penwethers+Lane,+Truro,+Cornwall,+TR1&searchp=ids.srf&mapp=map.srf
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> This has lots of different style and scale maps when you zoom in/out, and shows the following at this location – springs all around Penwethers Farm, with the mani stream passing below, originating further west at Stanley Farm near Pentraze, and then continuing east around Nansavallan Wood, to eventually spill into Calenick Creek.
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> I find StreetMap one of the best online map apps as it gives you A-Z style street maps, Barts and OS style intermediate maps and Road Atlas type maps – all with their different uses and features.
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> Herbie
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> P Please consider the environment before printing this eMail - thanks
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