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Crantock, Cornwall

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Crantock, Cornwall

Crantock is a coastal civil parish and a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is approximately two miles (3 km) southwest of Newquay. Crantock dates back to 460 AD when a group of Irish hermits founded an oratory there. The village lies to the south of the River Gannel which forms a natural boundary between the parishes of Newquay and Crantock. The River Gannel is tidal and ferries operate on a seasonal basis from Fern Pit to Crantock Beach.
Post townNEWQUAY
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW7960
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 code01637
Population764 (Civil Parish, 2001)
 

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

A Pair of Blue Eyes

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

Crantock, coast par. and vil., W. Cornwall, on Crantock Bay, 6 miles NE. of St Agnes, 2436 ac. and 261 ac. tidal water and foreshore, pop. 344.

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