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Zennor, Cornwall

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Zennor, Cornwall

Zennor /ˈzɛnʊər/is a village and civil parish in Cornwall, England, UK. The parish includes the villages of Zennor, Boswednack and Porthmeor and the hamlet of Treen. It is located on the north coast, about 6 miles north of Penzance. It lies along the B3306 road which connects St Ives to the A30 road. Alphabetically, the parish is the last in Britain. Its name comes from the Cornish for the local saint, St Senara. Zennor Head is a coastal promontory north of the village.
Post townST IVES
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW4538
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01736
Population217 (civil parish, 2001 Census)
 

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

Zunnor

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

Zennor, par., Cornwall, on the coast, 4¾ miles SW. of St Ives, 4360 ac., pop. 601; Zennor Cromlech is said to be the largest monument of its kind in existence; Zennor Cliffs, near Gurnard's Head, extend ½ mile, and are very romantic; N. of the church is a logan-stone.

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