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St Dennis, Cornwall

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St Dennis, Cornwall

St Dennis is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated on the B3279 between Newquay and St Austell. St Dennis had a population of 2,696 in the 2001 census. A quarter of the male population is employed in the extraction of china clay. The village is famous for its church built on the site of an Iron age hillfort. Other major buildings include the Methodist chapel and the Boscawen Hotel.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW9557
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 code01726
Population2,696 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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

Catellan Denis ~ Dennis St

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

St Dennis, par. and vil., Cornwall, 5 miles NW. of St Austell, 3240 ac., pop. 1235; P.O.

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