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Jacobstow, Cornwall

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Jacobstow, Cornwall

Jacobstow is a civil parish and village in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is located east of the A39 road approximately seven miles (11 km) south of Bude. Penhallym in the north of the parish is mentioned (as Penhalun) in the Domesday Book; nearby is Penhallam, site of a medieval manor. The name Jacobstow originates from Saxon times and derives from St James (Latin Jacobus) and holy place.
Post townBUDE
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX1995
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 code01840
Population421 (Civil Parish, 2001)

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

Jacobstow, par. and vil., Cornwall, 11½ miles NW. of Launceston, 4554 ac., pop. 428.

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