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Sennen, Cornwall

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Sennen, Cornwall

Sennen is a coastal civil parish and a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Sennen village is situated approximately eight miles (13 km) west-southwest of Penzance. Sennen parish is bounded by the sea to the west and bordered by the parishes of St Just to the north, St Buryan to the east, St Levan to the south and by the sea to the west. The Longships group of rocky islets situated off Lands End are also within the parish.
Post townPenzance
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW3525
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01736
Population829 (2001)
 

Other names by which Sennen, Cornwall has been known in the past

Sennan ~ Zunning

Sennen, Cornwall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Sennen, par. and vil., Cornwall - par. (including Lands End and the lighthouse), 2299 ac., pop. 737; vil., 1 m. E. of Lands End and 10 m. SW. of Penzance; P.O.; ¾ mile NW. of vil. is Sennen Cove, a fishing hamlet.

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