History of Trebarwith Strand

1284 Trebarwith is first mentioned in records.
1329 to 1500s Land here is held by the Lercedekne family
1886 The Sarah Anderson was shipwrecked at Trebarwith in October 1886 with no survivors

The road along the valley from Penpethy to Trebarwith Strand was originally built to access the beach to collect sand to be spread on agricultural land. The road is bounded by disused slate quarries.

At the southern end of Trebarwith Strand is Port William which used to be a harbour, mostly used for the export of quarried slate.



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