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St Wenn, Cornwall

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St Wenn, Cornwall

St Wenn is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated six miles (10 km) west of Bodmin and nine miles (14.5 km) east of Newquay. Other settlements in the parish include Rosenannon, Tregonetha, and Tregurtha Barton, once the home of Michael Tregury, Archbishop of Dublin (Roman Catholic) who died in 1471. The last heir-male of the elder branch of this family died in the reign of Henry V.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW9664
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

San Wena ~ Wenn St

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

St Wenn, par., Cornwall, 4 miles NE. of St Columb Major, 4695 ac., pop. 541.

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