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St Breock, Cornwall

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St Breock, Cornwall

St Breock is a village and a civil parish in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The spelling St Breoke was also formerly in use. St Breock village is 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Wadebridge immediately to the south of the Royal Cornwall Showground. The village lies on the eastern slope of the wooded Nansent valley. The civil parish of St Breock is in Bodmin Registration District and the population in the 2001 census was 703.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW9771
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 code01208
Population703 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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

Breock St

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

St Breock, par. and vil., Cornwall, on river Camel - par. (containing part of Wadebridge town), 7984 ac., pop. 1787; the vil. is ?? mile S. of Wadebridge and 10 miles NW. of Bodmin road sta. St Breock's Down attains an alt. of 730 ft.

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