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Creed, Cornwall

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Creed, Cornwall

Creed is a village in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is roughly midway between Truro and St Austell, about two miles (3 km) east of Probus. Creed is in the civil parish of Grampound with Creed and the name comes from Sancta Crida, from Saint Cride, the patron of the church. The manor of Tybesta was the head manor of the hundred of Powder in the time of Domesday and later one of the 17 Antiqua maneria of the Duchy of Cornwall. William Gregor, the discoverer of titanium, was rector here.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW9347
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Creed.-- par. and township, W. Cornwall, on river Fal, 6½ miles SW. of St Austell -- par., 2865 ac., pop. 645; township, 2666 ac., pop. 244.

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