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St Breward, Cornwall

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St Breward, Cornwall

St Breward is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is on the western side of Bodmin Moor, about 6 miles (10 km) north of Bodmin. The parish name derives from Saint Branwalader. Until the 19th century it was commonly known by the corrupt form of the name: 'Simonward'.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX0976
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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

Breward St ~ Simonward

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

St Breward (or Simonward), par., Cornwall, 7 m. N. of Bodmin, 9237 ac., pop. 728; has granite quarries.

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