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Berepper, Cornwall

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Berepper, Cornwall

Berepper is a coastal village in south Cornwall, in the United Kingdom. It is situated on the west side of the Lizard peninsula four miles (6 km) south of Helston, near Gunwalloe. Unusually for Cornish names it derives its from Norman French - 'beau-repaire', literally meaning 'beautiful retreat'. The Cornish name for it, 'Argelteg', is a literal translation meaning 'Pretty retreat'. It was Beauripper in 1476 a.d. , Beaurepper in 1453 a.d. , and Beureper in 1327 a.d.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW6522
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
 

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