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Calstock village from the viaduct
Population 6,095 (2001)
OS grid reference SX4368
Civil parish
  • Calstock
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CALSTOCK
Postcode district PL18
Dialling code 01822
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Cornwall
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
  • South East Cornwall
List of places
CornwallCoordinates: 50°29′49″N 4°12′36″W / 50.497°N 4.210°W / 50.497; -4.210
Calstock - - 196115

Calstock (Cornish: Kalstok) is a parish and a large village in south east Cornwall, United Kingdom, on the River Tamar near the border with Devon. The village is 6 miles (9.7 km) south west of Tavistock and 10 miles (16 km) north of Plymouth.

The parish had a population of 6,095 in the 2001 census. As well as Calstock, other settlements in the parish include Albaston, Chilsworthy, Gunnislake, Harrowbarrow, Latchley and Metherell.

Calstock village is within the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and lies on the scenic Tamar Valley railway. Mining was formerly an important industry here.

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