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Old Kea, Cornwall

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Old Kea, Cornwall

Old Kea is a hamlet in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated on the west bank of the Truro River approximately two miles (3 km) south of Truro. This and the nearby village of Kea are said to have been named after the Saint Kea who arrived at Old Kea from Ireland in the 5th century. There is mention in the Domesday Book of a monastery at this location. Only the tower remains of the original parish church which stood at Old Kea.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8441
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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