British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Cornwall » Kerris, Cornwall - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Kerris, Cornwall

Local area map loading...

Kerris, Cornwall

Kerris is a settlement in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:50.0894|-5.5757|region:GB-CON_type:city|||||| | |name= }}. It is three miles (5 km) southwest of Penzance in the civil parish of Paul. Kerris means "fort-place" in the Cornish language. Kerris has been a settlement for about two thousand years. Its oldest building, a former manor house, dates back to medieval times and there are two working farms in the settlement.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW4427
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

Your comments about Kerris, Cornwall

What do you know about Kerris, Cornwall? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus