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St Columb Minor, Cornwall

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St Columb Minor, Cornwall

St Columb Minor is a village on the north coast of Cornwall, England, UK. St. Columb alone by default refers to the nearby St. Columb Major. At one time St Columb Minor used to be the main settlement in the area, but it has now been encroached upon by its larger neighbour Newquay. The National School in the Square was built in 1842. It is on the site of the Parsonage and is now used as a Men's Institute.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8462
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Columb Minor St

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

St Columb Minor, coast par. and vil., Cornwall - par., 5780 ac. and 305 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 2775; vil., 2 miles E. of Newquay and 5 miles W. of St Columb Major; P.O.

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