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St Merryn, Cornwall

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St Merryn, Cornwall

St Merryn is a civil parish and village in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is about 3.5 miles south of the fishing port of Padstow and 11 miles northeast of the coastal resort of Newquay. The village has a post office, primary school, veterinary practice, various shops, restaurants, and public houses.
Post townPADSTOW
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8873
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 Merryn, Cornwall has been known in the past

Merryn St

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

St Merryn, coast par. and vil., Cornwall - par., 3946 ac., pop. 560; vil., 2 miles SW. of Padstow; P.O.; has slate quarries.

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