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Gorran Haven

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Gorran Haven is a fishing village on the south coast of Cornwall, England, UK. It is about 2mi south of Mevagissey.The village lies in a cove between two sandy beaches. Vault Beach (also known as Bow beach) is south of Gorran Haven and Great Perhaver Beach is to the north.Gorran Haven lies within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Almost a third of Cornwall has AONB designation, with the same status and protection as a National Park.Gorran Haven was an ancient fishing harbour; its first pier was built in the 15th century. In the 18th and 19th centuries it became a port handling merchandise brought from Fowey by barges and lighters. The pier was rebuilt in the 1820s and reconstructed in 1888.frequently visited by papper holvey, cycle boy, queenie, barry the dog and the rest of the tribeNotable residentsThe geologist Charles William Peach worked in the area and there is a plaque to his memory in the village. His son Ben Peach was born in Gorran Haven.The former head of MI6 Sir Richard Dearlove was born and initially raised in Gorran Haven.The writer Colin Wilson settled in Gorran Haven during the 1950s.
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