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Bodmin,

town (1991 pop. 11,992), Cornwall, SW England. Bodmin was the county seat for Cornwall, but local government offices are now in Truro. Bodmin was formerly a busy market for tin and wool. A 15th-century church stands there.
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Bodmin

a market town in SW England, in Cornwall, near Bodmin Moor, a granite upland rising to 420 m (1375 ft.). Pop.: 12 778 (2001)
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There's plenty more to see and do within a short car drive of Hengar Manor including Newquay Zoo, Dairyland Farmworld and Bodmin and Wenford Railway.
Hengar Manor, Bodmin The exhibition during our visit was 'invisible worlds' and an enthusiastic character plucked my daughter out of an audience of children who sat with their mouths gaping in fascination as we learned about the worlds beyond our senses - too big, too small, too fast, too slow, too far away in space and time.
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Kadeem Harris and Danny Ward claimed three apiece as Cardiff swatted away Bodmin Town 11-1, with further goals from Josh Murphy (two), Bobby Reid, Nathaniel Mendez-Laing and Madine as Bodmin, who gave Cardiff a real scare 12 months ago when it was just 3-1 at Priory Park, were put to the sword this time.
Built in 1779, Bodmin Jail was operational for 150 years and was the scene of over 50 public executions, the last being in 1909.
The main areas of concern are the Rivers Camel, Allen and Bodmin Town Leat."
Head for the north coast or discover the wild beauty of Bodmin Moor, which featured in the popular Poldark TV series, on its moorland footpaths.
Ross discovers there is a fever at Bodmin Jail just weeks before Jim is due to be released, so he embarks on a desperate course of action to save his friend - making things awkward when he is later invited to a grand ball, where in his frustration he gets fighting drunk, leaving Demelza to fend for herself.
Paul Harrold, operations manager at Kelly's, which is based in Bodmin, said: "I am absolutely delighted the business has won this prestigious award and that our commitment to sustainability has been recognized.
Ashington had an excellent success over Rushden and Diamonds on Saturday, and they have been rewarded with a tie at Bodmin Town.