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Sancreed, Cornwall

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Sancreed, Cornwall

Sancreed is a village and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated approximately three miles (5 km) from Penzance. Sancreed civil parish encompasses the settlements of Bejouans, Bosvennen, Botreah, Drift, Sancreed, Trenuggo, and Tregonnebris. It is bounded by St Just parish to the west, Madron parish to the northeast, and St Buryan and Paul parishes to the south. The parish comprises 4,608 acres of land.
Post townTruro
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW4129
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
Population628 (2001)

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


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

Sancreed, par. and vil., Cornwall, 4 miles SW. of Penzance, 4608 ac., pop. 937.

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