Four Lanes (Cornish: Peder Bownder) is a village in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom approximately three miles (5 kilometres) south of Redruth at grid reference SW 689 386 in the civil parish of Carn Brea.
Pencoys is a smaller settlement which adjoins Four Lanes immediately to the south.
Four Lanes and Pencoys are on the upland plateau of the Carnmenellis granite batholith. Four Lanes village centre is 220 metres (720 feet) above sea level.
The village is centred on The Square which is at a crossroads where the north-to-south B3297 Redruth-Helston road is intersected by unclassified lanes to Stithians (south-east) and Carnkie (north-west).
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... Redruth (Four Lanes) television transmitting station is situated half-a-mile north-west of the village at grid reference SW 690 395, 50°12′35″N 5°14′19″W / 50.20972°N ... It is sometimes referred to as Four Lanes, because of the proximity of the mast to neighbouring village of the same name ...
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