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Breage, Cornwall

Breage is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is three miles (5 km) west of Helston. Other settlements in the parish include the villages of Ashton, Carleen and Godolphin Cross; the coastal village of Praa Sands; and the Great Work mine. Breage is named after Saint Breaca, a missionary from Ireland (to whom the 15th century church is dedicated) and it is in the former Kerrier District.
Post townHELSTON
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW6128
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
Population2,375 (Civil Parish, 2001)
 

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

St Breage

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

Breage, coast par. and vil., W. Cornwall, 3 miles W. of Helston, 7274 ac. and 121 foreshore, pop. 3017; P.O.

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