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Gerrans, Cornwall

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Gerrans, Cornwall

Gerrans is a coastal civil parish and village on the Roseland Peninsula in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village adjoins Portscatho (the villages have almost merged into one but retain their identities) on the east side of the peninsula. The village is situated approximately seven miles (11 km) south-southeast of Truro. The name Gerrans derives from Gerent, an 8th century Cornish saint. The parish runs north-south along the eastern side of the Roseland peninsula.
Post townTRURO
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8735
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 code01872
Population933 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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

Gerrans, par. and vil., W. Cornwall, on W. side of Gerrans Bay, 7½ miles SE. of Truro, 2646 ac. and 202 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 892.

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