Truro

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Truro (Truru) is a city and civil parish in Cornwall, England.
The administrative centre of Cornwall is Truro, its only city.

Truro Cathedral

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Its cathedral was completed in 1910. Places of interest include the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro Cathedral, the Hall for Cornwall, and Cornwall's Courts of Justice.
The Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Truro is a Church of England cathedral in the city of Truro, Cornwall.

County town

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It is Cornwall's county town and only city and centre for administration, leisure and retail.

City status in the United Kingdom

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Truro (Truru) is a city and civil parish in Cornwall, England.
Accordingly, Truro, St Albans, Liverpool, Newcastle upon Tyne and Wakefield were all officially designated as cities between 1877 and 1888.

Hall for Cornwall

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Places of interest include the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro Cathedral, the Hall for Cornwall, and Cornwall's Courts of Justice.
The Hall for Cornwall, is a theatre venue in Truro, Cornwall which plays host to West End musicals, opera, ballet, musical acts and other entertainers.

Royal Cornwall Museum

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Places of interest include the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro Cathedral, the Hall for Cornwall, and Cornwall's Courts of Justice. The Royal Cornwall Museum is the oldest and premier museum in Cornwall for exhibitions detailing Cornish history and culture, with a wide range of collections such as archaeology, art and geology.
The Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro holds an extensive mineral collection rooted in Cornwall's mining and engineering heritage.

Samuel Foote

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Others include Humphry Davy, educated in Truro and the inventor of the miner's safety lamp, and Samuel Foote, an actor and playwright from Boscawen Street.
Born into a well-to-do family, Foote was baptized in Truro, Cornwall on 27 January 1720.

Henry Martyn

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Among the noteworthy were Richard Lander, an explorer who was the first European to reach the mouth of the River Niger in Africa and was awarded the first gold medal of the Royal Geographical Society, and Henry Martyn, who read mathematics at Cambridge, was ordained and became a missionary, translating the New Testament into Urdu and Persian.
Born in Truro, Cornwall, he was educated at Truro Grammar School and St John's College, Cambridge.

Richard Lander

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Among the noteworthy were Richard Lander, an explorer who was the first European to reach the mouth of the River Niger in Africa and was awarded the first gold medal of the Royal Geographical Society, and Henry Martyn, who read mathematics at Cambridge, was ordained and became a missionary, translating the New Testament into Urdu and Persian.
Lander was the son of a Truro innkeeper, born in the Fighting Cocks Inn (later the Dolphin Inn), and given some education in Coombe Lane.

Falmouth, Cornwall

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Local government was awarded in 1589 by a new charter granted by Elizabeth I, giving Truro an elected mayor and control over the port of Falmouth.
All three stations are served by regular trains from Truro on the Maritime Line.

Tregothnan

The city is surrounded by a number of protected natural areas such as the historic parklands at Pencalenick, and larger areas of ornamental landscape, such as Trelissick Garden and Tregothnan further down the Truro River.
Tregothnan is a country house and estate near the village of St Michael Penkivel 3 mi southeast of Truro in Cornwall, England, UK.

Kenwyn

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Truro lies in the centre of western Cornwall, about 9 mi from the south coast at the confluence of the rivers Kenwyn and Allen, which combine to become the Truro River, one of a series of creeks, rivers and drowned valleys leading into the River Fal and then to the large natural harbour of Carrick Roads.
The settlement is a suburb of the city of Truro and is situated 0.5 mi (1 km) north of the city centre.

River Allen (Truro)

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Truro lies in the centre of western Cornwall, about 9 mi from the south coast at the confluence of the rivers Kenwyn and Allen, which combine to become the Truro River, one of a series of creeks, rivers and drowned valleys leading into the River Fal and then to the large natural harbour of Carrick Roads.
The River Allen (Dowr Alen, meaning shining river), or St Allen River, to the north of Truro is one of two watercourses in Cornwall which share this name.

New Bridge Street drill hall, Truro

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The New Bridge Street drill hall was completed in the late 19th century.
The New Bridge Street drill hall is a former military installation in Truro, Cornwall.

Threemilestone

Truro has mainly grown and developed around the historic city centre in a nuclear fashion along the slopes of the bowl valley, except for fast linear development along the A390 to the west, towards Threemilestone.
Threemilestone is a small village in the civil parish of Kenwyn, located precisely three miles west of Truro, the only city in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

A390 road

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Truro has mainly grown and developed around the historic city centre in a nuclear fashion along the slopes of the bowl valley, except for fast linear development along the A390 to the west, towards Threemilestone.
It runs from Tavistock to 5 mi north west of the city of Truro.

Royal Cornwall Hospital

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Major employers in the city include the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Cornwall Council, and Truro College.
The Royal Cornwall Hospital, formerly and still commonly known as the Treliske Hospital, is a medium-sized teaching hospital in Treliske, on the outskirts of Truro, Cornwall, England.

High Cross, Truro

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A Christmas tree is put up on the Piazza and another outside the cathedral at High Cross.
High Cross is the name of a cobbled plaza in Truro, Cornwall, England, UK, in front of the west face of Truro Cathedral.

Truro City F.C.

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Truro City F.C., a football team in the National League South, is the only Cornish club ever to reach this tier of the football pyramid.
Truro City Football Club (Klub Peldroes Truru) is an English football club based in Truro, Cornwall.

Exeter

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Defeat by the Parliamentary troops came in 1646 and the mint was moved to Exeter.
Exeter is 80 mile west-southwest of Salisbury, 158 mile west-southwest of London, 18 mile north of Torquay, 36 mile northeast of Plymouth and 74 mile east-northeast of Truro.

Cornish Pirates

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Truro temporarily became home to the Cornish Pirates rugby union club for the 2005–2006 season, but the team moved again for the 2006–2007 season to share the ground of Camborne RFC.
In 2005 the Pirates moved away from their home at The Mennaye in Penzance, first to Kenwyn Rugby Ground, near Truro, and then to Camborne Recreation Ground.

Truro RFC

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The town has an amateur rugby union side, Truro RFC, founded in 1885, which belongs to Tribute Western Counties West and plays home games at St Clements Hill.
Truro RFC is a Cornish rugby union club that is based in the city of Truro and was formed in 1885.

Culture of Cornwall

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The Royal Cornwall Museum is the oldest and premier museum in Cornwall for exhibitions detailing Cornish history and culture, with a wide range of collections such as archaeology, art and geology.
The Nobel-prizewinning novelist William Golding who was born in St Columb Minor in 1911, and returned to live near Truro from 1985 until his death in 1993.

Stannary

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As the southernmost city in mainland Britain, Truro grew as a centre of trade from its port and then as a stannary town for the tin mining industry.
The Cornish coinage towns included at various times: Penzance, Truro, Helston, St Austell, Bodmin (probably), Liskeard and Lostwithiel.

Boscawen Park

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Cornwall County Cricket Club plays some of its home fixtures at Boscawen Park, which is also the home ground of Truro Cricket Club.
Boscawen Park is a cricket ground located in recreation grounds along Malpas Road in Truro, Cornwall.