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St Ervan, Cornwall

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St Ervan, Cornwall

St Ervan is a rural civil parish and hamlet in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The hamlet is situated three miles (5 km) southwest of Padstow. Notable features in St Ervan are the Anglican church, the village hall and the Nonconformist cemetery, The parish church has a very unusual tower which was originally 50 feet high and was built in the 14th/15th centuries. The upper part was brought down by explosives in the 1880s, but it was not properly capped until 1956 and now stands 24 feet high.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8970
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Ervan St

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

St Ervan, coast par. and vil., Cornwall, 5 miles NW. of St Columb Major, 3142 ac., pop. 391.

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