Port Isaac  Cornwall


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Port Isaac like this:

Port Isaac, vil., Endellion par., Cornwall, at S. side of Port Isaac Bay, 6½ miles NE. of Padstow; P.O., T.O.; occupies a pleasant situation, and is the principal shipping place for the slate from the Delabole quarries. Port Isaac Bay extends 4½ miles, and is bounded S. by Varley Point and N. by the Gull Rocks.

Additional information about this locality is available for St Endellion

Port Isaac through time

Port Isaac is now part of North Cornwall district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Cornwall has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Port Isaac itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Port Isaac in North Cornwall | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 30th November 2023

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