Gweal, Isles of Scilly

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Gweal
Gwithial
Gweal - geograph.org.uk - 1959319.jpg
Gweal viewed from Bryher
Geography
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OS grid reference SV867152
Archipelago Isles of Scilly
Country
United Kingdom
Civil parish Bryher
Demographics
Population 0

Gweal (Cornish: Gwithial, meaning place of trees) is one of the Isles of Scilly. It is the largest of the seven Norrard Rocks due west of Bryher. The name perhaps refers back to a time before most of the islands' area was inundated.

References

  • Weatherhill, Craig Cornish Placenames and Language
  • Ordnance Survey One-inch Map of Great Britain; Land's End, sheet 190. 1961