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Pendeen, Cornwall

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Pendeen, Cornwall

Pendeen (from Cornish: Penn Din, otherwise known as Boskaswal Wartha) is a village on the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is 3 miles north-northeast of St Just and 7 miles west of Penzance. It lies along the B3306 road which connects St Ives to the A30 road. The village has a community centre, a shop, a post office, a primary school, and a few small businesses. Community activities include an art club, silver marching band and a football club.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW3834
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01736

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

Pendeen, eccl. dist. and vil., St Just in Penwith par., Cornwall - dist., pop. 2311; vil., on the coast, 7 miles NW. of Penzance; P.O.; near the vil. is Pendeen Watch House, a coastguard station. Pendeen was the birthplace of Borlase (1696-1772), the Cornish historian.

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