User:Andy F/Sandbox


Link to Sandbox2



Cornwall listsEdit

List of places in Cornwall

List of civil parishes in Cornwall

List of topics related to Cornwall

Cornwall related lists

Category:Wikipedia_requested_photographs_in_Cornwall

Category:Coastal_settlements_in_Cornwall

List of cat coastal settlements [2]

DictumsEdit

Be bold! You can't break Wikipedia because edits can be undone

Be civil Rudeness and hostility are discouraging

Assume good faith People generally have good intentions

Be kind to newcomers We were all new once

Kiss kiss Keep it simple and straightforward

Useful stuffEdit

WP:HOTCAT

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Wikipedia_requested_photographs_in_Cornwall

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup

Wikipedia:WikiProject_Cornwall/New_articles#December_2008

{{Refimprove}}

{{reqphoto|in=Cornwall}}

{{multiple issues|orphan =April 2010|cleanup =April 2010|refimprove =April 2010}}

Template:Citation_needed#Inline_templates

[3] Edit tool

More useful stuffEdit

Wikipedia:Don't template the regulars

Wikipedia:Template messages/User talk namespace

Wikipedia:Template messages

User:DESiegel/Template the regulars


Template:Frac Fractions

{{1/2}} Template:1/2


Template:Distinguish {{Distinguish|foo}} gives Not to be confused with foo.

{{Distinguish|foo|bar}} gives Not to be confused with foo or bar.


DMOZ template {{dmoz}} template   Template:Dmoz


{{Multiple issues|cleanup=Month year|POV=Month year|refimprove=Month year}} Template:Multiple issues


{{subst:No more links}}   Template:No more links

Convert template:
{{convert|235|m|ft}} Template:Convert

Static image infobox
|static_image_name= High Cross Street, St Austell - geograph.org.uk - 1313370.jpg
|static_image_width= 240
|static_image_caption= High Cross Street

Cornish language names
{{lang-kw|xxx xxx}}


Stat CounterEdit

http://stats.grok.se/

DistrictsEdit

The the six districts of Cornwall were:

Service AwardsEdit

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Service_awards

CoordsEdit

Coord template parameters

Used by the template itself, given in the format parameter=value and separated from each other with the pipe character. The supported template parameters are display, name and format.

Display can be one of the following:

  • display=inline = Display the coordinate inline (default)
  • display=title = Display the coordinate by the article title - shortcut: display=t
  • display=inline,title = Display the coordinate both inline and at title - shortcut display=it

Note: using the title attribute indicates that the coordinates apply to the article, and not just one of (perhaps many) places mentioned in it — 50°27′22″N 5°27′22″W / 50.456°N 5.456°W / 50.456; -5.456Coordinates: 50°27′22″N 5°27′22″W / 50.456°N 5.456°W / 50.456; -5.456so it should only be omitted in the latter case.

{{coord|50.456|-5.456}}


OscoorEdit

Use {{oscoor|cc|tt}}

Where cc is the grid reference; tt is the text to appear in the link

RedirectsEdit

A redirect is a page created so that navigation to a given title will take the reader directly to a different page. A redirect is created using the syntax:

#REDIRECT [[Target]]

where Target is the name of the target page.

To go back and edit a redirect after it is working, add ?redirect=no to the end of the URL for your redirect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambridge_University?redirect=no


Files uploaded to CommonsEdit

[4] Gallery

Articles createdEdit

2010

Angarrack viaduct, Castle Gate, Cornwall, Corgee, Cornwall, Crean, Cornwall, Gluvian, Devoran, Goon Gumpas, Canworthy Water, Pensilva, Gwinear, Cornwall, Helstone, Lellizzick, Tregirls, River Ottery, De Lank River, Lank, Cornwall, Laddenvean, Lantyan,Two Bridges, Cornwall, Lizard (village), Luckett, Cornwall, Ben Asdale, Malpas, Cornwall,Metherell, Cornwall, Menagissey

Earlier

Chiverton_Cross   Carland_Cross   Bodrean   Bodiniel   Bodgate   Boderwennack   Bodella   Bodbrane   Summercourt   Trewinnion   Bodanna   Blunts,_Cornwall   Penhale   Blue_Anchor,_Cornwall   Blowinghouse   Black_Rock,_Cornwall   Bissom   Bissoe   Bishop's_Quay   Billacott   Black_Cross,_Cornwall   Bilberry,_Cornwall   Bethel,_Cornwall   Bathpool,_Cornwall   St_Pinnock   St_Mellion   St_Martin-by-Looe   St_John,_Cornwall   Sheviock   Morval,_Cornwall   Lanteglos-by-Fowey   Lansallos   Landulph   Dobwalls_and_Trewidland   Deviock   Hawker's_Cove,_Cornwall   Tregue   Camelford_Station   Slaughterbridge   Trewen   Tresmeer   Treneglos   Tremaine,_Cornwall   St_Thomas-by-Launceston   St_Thomas_the_Apostle_Rural   South_Petherwin   St_Stephen-by-Launceston   Longrock   St_Blazey_Gate   Poundstock   Otterham_Station   Otterham   North_Tamerton   Lezant   Harlyn_Bay   Charles_Nelson_&_Co_Ltd   Crugmeer   Menabilly   Lawhitton_Rural   Lawhitton   Forrabury   Forrabury_and_Minster   St_Breock   St_Minver_Lowlands   St_Minver_Highlands   Barcelona,_Cornwall   Kennards_House   Banns,_Cornwall   Ball,_Cornwall   Bake,_Cornwall   Albaston   Four_Lanes   Rumps_Point   Pentire_Point   St_Ives_Bay   Red_River,_Cornwall   Trevose_Head   Fairport's_Cropredy_Convention   Cropredy   River_Itchen,_Warwickshire   Stoke_Bruerne   Jacqui_McShee   Contour_canal  

ImagesEdit



 
This editor is an Autoreviewer


 This user uses HotCat.


 
The heart of the Cornish tin-mining district, looking from Dolcoath Mine towards Redruth (on an unusually smoke-free day) SW 655 402

Civil parishes on The LizardEdit

 
Sketchmap of civil parishes on The Lizard

The Lizard peninsula is in the St Ives parliamentary constituency (which comprises the whole of the former district of Penwith and the southern part of the former district of Kerrier). However, the parishes northeast of the Helford River are in Camborne and Redruth parliamentary constituency

To the north, The Lizard is bordered by the civil parishes of (west to east) Breage, Porthleven, Sithney, Helston, Wendron, Gweek and – across the Helford River – by Constantine, Kerrier and Mawnan.

The parishes on the peninsula proper are (west to east):




Hello, It looks good though I would comment on Landewednack: the mid points of each parish go: Mullion, Landewednack, Grade-Ruan, St Keverne, but Mullion also borders Grade-Ruan. Landewednack (extreme south) would perhaps clarify it. Best wishes.--Felix Folio Secundus (talk) 10:02, 23 April 2010 (UTC)
Looks good to me. DuncanHill (talk) 13:44, 23 April 2010 (UTC)



Carnon viaductEdit

 
The original timber Carnon Viaduct
 
Carnon Viaduct in 1996 with the piers of the former timber viaduct in the foreground
 
A train operated by First Great Western crossing Carnon Viaduct in 2009

Carnon viaduct carries the railway from Truro to Falmouth (now branded the 'Maritime Line') over the valley of the Carnon River in west Cornwall, United Kingdom. The viaduct is situated half-a-mile (800 metres) northeast of Perranwell station which is five miles (8 km) from the line's terminus at Falmouth and thee miles (5 km) from its junction with the Cornish main line at Truro[1].

The present nine-arch masonry viaduct replaces an earlier structure designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel for the Cornwall Railway. The original viaduct was opened to traffic when the line was extended from Truro to Falmouth in 1863 and had a timber deck supported by timber trestles springing from eleven masonry piers. It was 756 feet (230 m) long and 96 feet (29 m) high[2]

The present viaduct is of roughly the same dimensions as the original. It was built by the Great Western Railway[3] as an entirely new structure immediately south of its predecessor and it cost £40,000[2]. It has nine arches and opened to traffic in June 1933. The timberwork of original structure was dismantled and removed but the masonry piers were not demolished and still stand beside the replacement viaduct (see photo).

Construction of the original structure posed specific problems not encountered at the sites of other viaducts in Cornwall. The tidal limit of Restronguet Creek extended further up the Carnon River valley than it does today and at the site of the viaduct the valley floor then consisted of intertidal mudflats and a great quantity of silt washed down from the numerous mines upstream[4][5]. This soft layer was over 20 feet (6.1 m) thick and "...not an ideal foundation for a 96ft high viaduct."[2].

After exploratory drillings, the engineering contractors sunk cast iron caissons through the silt to the bedrock at each pier location. The cylindrical caissons, 16 feet (4.9 m) in diameter, were then emptied of silt so that masonry footings could be built from the rock up to surface level, pumps being employed to keep the workings dry. This added to the cost of construction but proved entirely satisfactory as Carnon was among the last of the original Cornwall railway viaducts to be replaced.[2].

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Truro & Falmouth. Landranger. 204. Southampton: Ordnance Survey. ISBN 9780319231494.
  2. ^ a b c d Binding, John (1993). Brunel's Cornish Viaducts. Penryn: Atlantic Transport Publishing/Historical Model Railway Society. pp. 106–107. ISBN 0-90689-956-7.
  3. ^ W P Connolly, 1976, Pre-Grouping Atlas and Gazetteer, Ian Allan Ltd, ISBN 0711003203
  4. ^ [1] Restronguet Creek Society website. Retrieved June 2010
  5. ^ [www.historic-cornwall.org.uk/cisi/devoran/CISI_devoran_report.pdf] Cornwall Industrial Settlements Initiative; Devoran; PDF. Retrieved June 2010