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Madron, Cornwall

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Madron, Cornwall

Madron is a civil parish and village in west Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is a large rural parish on the Penwith peninsula north of Penzance. Madron village is situated approximately two miles (3 km) northwest of Penzance town centre. Madron parish encompasses the villages of Tredinnick, Lower Ninnes, New Mill, Newbridge and Tregavarah.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW4531
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Madron, town, par., and township, Cornwall - par. (containing town of Penzance), 5926 ac., pop. 15,146; township, 5589 ac., pop. 2647; town, 1½ mile NW. of Penzance, 5440 ac., pop. 2737; P.O.; 1 mile N. of town is Madron Well, with remains of ancient baptistery.

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