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Liskeard Town Council

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Upcoming Events

May 2024

Beating the Bounds

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Beating the Bounds is an ancient custom where members of the community walk around the town, usually led by the Mayor and Town Councillors, to familiarise themselves with the town boundaries and ensure that the Boundary Stones had not been moved. The walk is around 11 miles and all are welcome. In the Royal Charter of 1587 by Queen Elizabeth I, the bounds of the Borough, which continued to the present century, were fixed.┬áThis enclosed an area of 2704 acres…

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