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Upton Cross

St Paul's Church, Upton Cross

Upton Cross and Upton are hamlets a quarter of a mile apart in east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Upton is situated at grid reference SX 279 724 north of Upton Cross 5 miles (8 kilometres) northwest of Callington. They are on the northeast side of Caradon Hill on the B3254 Liskeard to Launceston road.[1] St Paul's Church at Upton Cross is a mission church built in this corner of the parish of Linkinhorne in 1887 to serve the needs of the local mining community.

A little further north are the hamlets of Darleyford and North Darley below Notter Tor and a remarkable tree, the Darley Oak.[2][3]

At Netherton Farm Yarg cheese was produced from 1984 to 2006 by Lynher Dairies.[4]Cornish Blue, a cheese made by the Cornish Cheese Company at Upton Cross, was the winning cheese in the World Food Awards in December 2010.[5]

The Hurlers are a group of three stone circles some distance to the west.

References

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey. One-inch map of Great Britain; 186: Bodmin and Launceston. 1961
  2. ^ "The Darley Oak". The Woodland Trust. 11 June 2009. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "Fifty Great Trees for Fifty Great Years". The Tree Council. May 2002. Archived from the original on 31 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Our story". Lynher Dairies. Retrieved 2010.
  5. ^ "Blue cheese made world champion". BBC News. 28 December 2010. Retrieved 2010.

Coordinates: 50°31?34?N 4°25?44?W / 50.526°N 4.429°W / 50.526; -4.429



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