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LANTEGLOS-BY-FOWEY (Old Cornish : NANT EGLOS, meaning church valley) is a coastal civil parish in south Cornwall
, England, United Kingdom. It is situated on the east side of the tidal estuary of the River Fowey
which separates it from the town and civil parish of Fowey

To the north, Lanteglos-by- Fowey
is bounded by the parish of St Veep , to the east by the parish of Lansallos , and to the south by the sea. The parish is in the Liskeard
Registration District and the population in the 2001 and 2011 census was 994. and Penpol Creek forms part of the northern boundary.

The village of LANTEGLOS HIGHWAY is in the north of the parish.

The parish church of Saint Wyllow is at Churchtown hamlet (50°20′02″N 4°36′29″W / 50.334°N 4.608°W / 50.334; -4.608 (Saint Wyllow) ) just over a mile (2 km) to the south. St Saviour church (a chapel-of-ease of the parish church) is situated in Polruan , the largest settlement in the parish.

The riverside village of BODINNICK lies to the west of the parish. A car ferry to Fowey
departs from there.

The hamlet of WHITECROSS (50°20′46″N 4°36′58″W / 50.346°N 4.616°W / 50.346; -4.616 (Whitecross) ) lies between Lanteglos Highway and Bodinnick. It has a village hall.

The hamlet of MIXTOW lies on the River Fowey
River Fowey
to the west. There was a lime kiln here and a watermill to the north at Castle.

Pont Pill
Pont Pill
is a tidal creek which runs through the parish. The hamlet of PONT (50°20′02″N 4°36′29″W / 50.334°N 4.608°W / 50.334; -4.608 (Pont) ) lies on the stream running into the pill. There was a quay, granary, two limekilns, malt house, warehouse, corn mill, three watermills (dating from 1298, 1309 and 1423) a sawmill, beer house and blacksmith in Pont. An isolation hospital for sailors with Yellow Fever
Yellow Fever
was built further down the pill toward Polruan.

The South West Coast Path
South West Coast Path
runs along the southern coasts of the parish and much of the southern part of the parish lies in the Polruan to Polperro Site of Special Scientific Interest
Site of Special Scientific Interest
managed by the National Trust . Lantic Bay is a beach on the coast.


* 1 Parish church * 2 Historic estates * 3 References * 4 External links


The parish church, dedicated to St Wyllow, was built in the 14th century and refashioned in the 15th. The 16th century benchends and panels from family pews have been preserved in the Victorian restoration by E. H. Sedding . The church contains the brasses of Thomas de Mohun (d.1400) of Hall in Lanteglos (grandson of Reginald de Mohun and his wife Elizabeth FitzWilliams) and also a monument to John Mohun (d.1508) of Hall (great-grandson of Thomas de Mohun (d.1400)) and his wife Anne Code (d.1508), who both died within a day of each other of sweating sickness.


Main article: Hall, Lanteglos-by- Fowey

* HALL. In the parish of Lanteglos is situated the estate of Hall, an ancient seat of the Mohun family (a junior branch of Mohun of Dunster Castle
Dunster Castle
in Somerset, feudal barons of Dunster ), also seated at Boconnoc , which branch was one of the four co-heirs of Edward Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon
Earl of Devon
(1527–1556) the last of the mediaeval Courtenay Earls of Devon .


* ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 21 February 2017. * ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 200 Newquay Lanteglos-by-Fowey; retrieved 8 Feb 2015 * ^ A B Fogg, Alison (2013). "History of Polruan". lanteglos.org.uk. Retrieved 17 July 2013. * ^ Martin Dykes and Maureen Ogg. "Pont Pill". Fowey
Harbour Heritage Society. Retrieved 17 July 2013. * ^ "Lantic Bay and Lansallos". National Trust. Retrieved 17 July 2013. * ^ Betjeman, J. (ed.) (1968) Collins Pocket Guide to English Parish Churches: the South. London: Collins; p. 148 * ^ Vivian, Lt.Col. J.L. , (Ed.) The Visitations of the County of Devon: Comprising the Heralds\' Visitations of 1531, 1564 & 1620, Exeter, 1895, pp.564-6, pedigree of Mohun * ^ Dunkin, E. (1882) Monumental Brasses. London, Spottiswoode * ^ Drewm Samuel (ed.), The History of Cornwall: From the Earlist Records and Traditions..., Vol. 2, Ancient Monuments in the Church of Lanteglos, Helston, 1824, p.407


* Parish church of Lanteglos-by-Fowey: St