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Ruthvoes, Cornwall

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Ruthvoes, Cornwall

Ruthvoes is a settlement in central Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is in the parish of St Columb Major, about two miles (3 km) south of St Columb Major town and 6+⁄2 miles east of Newquay. The village lies on the northwest edge of Goss Moor near the A30 dual carriageway trunk road. The Par to Newquay branch railway passes south of the settlement. Ruthvoes is the location of the holy well of Saint Columba the virgin and, according to legend, is where she was beheaded.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW9260
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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