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Towednack, Cornwall

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Towednack, Cornwall

Towednack is a village and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The parish is bounded by those of Zennor in the west, Gulval in the south, Ludgvan in the east and St Ives in the north. The village is about two miles (3 km) from St Ives and six miles (10 km) from Penzance. Towednack lies within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Almost a third of Cornwall has AONB designation, with the same status and protection as a National Park.
Post townSt Ives
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW4838
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
Population370 (2001)

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

Wednock ~ Wednook

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

Towednack, par. and vil., Cornwall, 24 miles SW. of St Ives, 2842 ac., pop. 644.

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