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There is little evidence that Roman rule was effective west of Exeter and few Roman remains have been found.

Cornwall was the home of a division of the Dumnonii tribe – whose tribal centre was in the modern county of Devon – known as the Cornovii, separated from the Brythons of Wales after the Battle of Deorham, often coming into conflict with the expanding kingdom of Wessex before King Athelstan in AD 936 set the boundary between English and Cornish at the high water mark of the eastern bank of the River Tamar.

From the early Middle Ages, British language and culture was apparently shared by Brythons trading across both sides of the Channel, evidenced by the corresponding high medieval Breton kingdoms of Domnonée and Cornouaille and the Celtic Christianity common to both territories.

Historically tin mining was important in the Cornish economy, becoming increasingly significant during the High Middle Ages and expanding greatly during the 19th century when rich copper mines were also in production.

St Austell had been a market town for centuries and a centre for mining and quarrying long before the discovery of china clay.

St Austell Parish Church was consecrated in 1259, although an earlier church existed on the site in 1169. For more information about the church visit their website Holy Trinity, St Austell Another building of note within the town is the 17th century Market House.

Norman parts of the church still remain - St Michael's Chapel and the fine font. The name St Austell derives from the Saint who is first mentioned in the 10th century as being the patron of the church here.

Named after the English folklore character, the equally small bar specialises in premium cocktails and coffee, with a menu that reflects Saunders’s vegan lifestyle.

The bar owners, Saunders originally from Somerset and Garfield from London, both decided to move to Newquay and go into business together after falling in love with the surfing culture and lifestyle.

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