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Morvah, Cornwall

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Morvah, Cornwall

Morvah (Cornish: Morvedh, meaning "sea-grave") is a civil parish and village on the Penwith peninsula in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated approximately eight miles (13 km) west-southwest of St Ives and 5+⁄2 miles north-west of Penzance. Morvah parish encompasses the settlements of Chypraze and Rosemergy and is bounded by the parishes of St. Just to the west, Zennor to the north-east, Madron to the south and by the sea in the north.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW4035
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
Population79 (2001)

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


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

Morvah, coast par. and vil., Cornwall, 6 miles NW. of Penzance, 1271 ac., pop. 184.

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