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Long Rock (Cornish: Carrek Hyr) is a village in southwest Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately one mile (1.6 km) east of Penzance and 1 1⁄2 miles (2.4 km) west of Marazion in the civil parish of Ludgvan (where the population of the 2011 census was included.) It is named after the long rock, usually surrounded by sea and reputed to have been gardens pre-1755, beyond the beach of Long Rock.[dubious ]
A dual carriageway bypass carries the A30 road north of the village and the land beside the road has been extensively developed with light industry and a retail park. Penzance Heliport is situated between Long Rock and Penzance. The original heliport was demolished in 2014 and a Sainsburys supermarket, car park and trading estate was built on the site. In 2019 new heliport was built on a site opposite the heliport trading estate a hundred yards away from the original heliport and in the spring of 2020 commenced a scheduled service to the Scilly Isles.
The nearest primary schools are located in Gulval and Ludgvan, with the nearest secondary school, Humphry Davy School, in Penzance. Village facilities include a shop, post office, 2 pubs (1 of them offering B & B), a care home, an equestrian and agricultural supplier, a hall which can be hired, 2 motorbike training places, a car rental business and several car sales businesses. The industrial estate contains a glass merchant, a computer repairer, a vet and a solar energy firm.
Long Rock Playing Field Association recently received a grant to install new play equipment. Penwith District Council built a new 'amenity area' in a field close to the A30.
Long Rock is the site of a locomotive shed. Formerly catering to steam locomotives, it is the most south-westerly depot on the former Great Western Railway's system. Now known as Penzance TMD, it is a refuelling and servicing depot for diesel locomotives and HST sets.
Long Rock has regular bus services into Penzance and is on The Cornish Way network of cycle paths.
- Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 203 Land's End ISBN 978-0-319-23148-7
- The name is History of St Michael's Mount, Marazion and Mousehole by W.S. Lach-Szyrma 1878
-  RSPB website; retrieved April 2010
- "Volunteer run Penwith Radio to change its name to Coast FM". falmouthpacket.co.uk. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
- * Great Western Railway in West Cornwall, Alan Bennett, Run Past Publications, ISBN 1-870754-12-3
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