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The answer to this question is dependent on;

1 The definition of England.

2 The definition of South West.

To Cornish people the most southwesterly point in England is Plymouth. If you wish to include Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, then the answer would be St. Agnes island.

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The answer to this question is made somewhat more difficult by the fact that there are differing definitions of "British Isles" based on political, historical and geographical viewpoint. The southernmost point of the mainland of Great Britain is the Lizard in Cornwall. The southernmost point of the geographically defined British Isles archipelago is generally accepted to be the Western Rocks, on the Isles of Scilly (also part of Cornwall). However due to their long historical and political attachment to the political entity of England (and latterly the United Kingdom), the answer of Les Minquiers Reef, Jersey, in the Channel Islands is also sometimes given.

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The southernmost point on the mainland is Lizard point in Cornwall at 49.9591 latitude and -5.2151 longitude.

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The Lizard Point is the most southerly point.

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