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St Endellion  Cornwall

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described St Endellion like this:

ENDELLION, or St. Endellion, a parish in Bodmin district, Cornwall; on the coast, 4z miles N by E of Wadebridge, and 13 NW of Bodmin Road r. station. It contains Port Quin; and its post town is Wadebridge, Cornwall. Acres, 3, 729. Real property, £5, 059. Pop., 1, 192. Houses, 281. The property is subdivided. ...


Roscarrock House, formerly the seat of the ancient family of Roscarrock, stands on a hill, is now a ruin, was castellated and loop-1xoled, had a massive granite archway entrance, and retains much of a formidable aspect. Slaty quartz, mandelstone, copper ore, lead ox e, manganese, and antimony are found; an export trade in slates and pilchards is carried on; and a fair is held on 12 Sept. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; and there are attached three prebends, -Bodmin or Kings, Trehaverock, and Mornays. Value of the rectory, £196;* of Bodmin prebend, £63; of Trehaverock, £115; of Mornays, not reported. Patron of the rectory, the Lord Chancellor; of Bodmin prebend, Mr. Basset; of Trehaverock, not reported; of Mornays, the Hon. A. M. Agar. The church stands on a hill; dates from the time of Henry VI.; has a lofty tower; and is weather-stained, but good. There are chapels for Wesleyans, U. Free Methodists, and Bible Christians.

St Endellion through time

St Endellion is now part of North Cornwall district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Cornwall has changed over two centuries. For statistics about St Endellion itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of St Endellion in North Cornwall | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2609

Date accessed: 25th April 2019


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