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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Fowey within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Fowey.-- small seaport, market town, and par. with ry. sta., E. Cornwall, near mouth of river Fowey, 11 miles S. of Bodmin, 1945 ac., pop. 1656; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Saturday. The principal Industry is the pilchard fishery, which is very important Fowey at one time ranked among the principal seaports in England, and sent ships to the crusades and to the blockade of Calais. It has a deep and commodious harbour, well sheltered by cliffs; 180 yards W. of Whitehouse Point is a fixed light seen 5 miles. Iron ore and "China Stone" are exported. (For shipping statistics, see Appendix..