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St Eval, Cornwall

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St Eval, Cornwall

St Eval is a civil parish and hamlet in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The hamlet is about four miles (6.5 km) southwest of Padstow. Much of the village land was acquired by compulsory purchase in 1938 to build an RAF Coastal Command Station, RAF St Eval. Many buildings were demolished leaving only the Norman church, the Vicarage, and Trevisker Farm.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8868
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 code01841

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

Eval St

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

St Eval, coast par., Cornwall, 5½ miles NW. of St Columb Major, 916 ac. and 111 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 265.

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