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St Keverne, Cornwall

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St Keverne, Cornwall

St Keverne is a civil parish and village on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The Cornish Rebellion of 1497 started in St Keverne. The leader of the rebellion Michael An Gof (the "smith" in Cornish) was a blacksmith from St Keverne and is commemorated by a statue in the village. Before his execution, An Gof said that he should have "a name perpetual and a fame permanent and immortal".
Post townHELSTON
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW7921
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 code01326
Population2,107 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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

Keverne St

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

St Keverne, coast par. and vil., Cornwall - par., 10,298 ac., pop. 1820; vil., 8 m. S. of Falmouth; P.O.

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