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St Veep, Cornwall

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St Veep, Cornwall

St. Veep is a civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, situated above the east bank of the Fowey Estuary about three miles (5 km) southeast of Lostwithiel. The parish is named after Saint Veep of whom little is known (not even whether the saint was male or female). Half of the village of Lerryn is in St Veep parish. The hamlets of Cliff, Higher Penpol, Middle Penpol and Lower Penpol are all within the parish.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX1355
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Veep St

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

St Veep, par. and vil., Cornwall, 4 miles SE. of Lostwithiel, 3111 ac., pop. 535; has some remains of a priory.

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