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St Gennys, Cornwall

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St Gennys, Cornwall

St Gennys is a coastal civil parish and small settlement in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The hamlet of St Gennys is about seven miles (11.3 km) southwest of Bude. It is on high ground half-a-mile north of the coastal village of Crackington Haven, the major settlement in the parish. The only other settlements of any size in the parish are Middle Crackington and Higher Crackington both of which are southeast of Crackington Haven, half-a-mile and one mile distant respectively.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX1497
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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

Gennys St ~ St Ginnys ~ Wainhouse

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

St Gennys (or Wainhouse), par. and vil., Cornwall, on Bristol Channel - par., 5516 ac., pop. 493; vil., 10 miles NE. of Camelford; P.O.

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