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St Anthony in Meneage  Cornwall

 

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

ANTHONY-IN-MENEAGE (St.),a parish in Helston district, Cornwall; on the S shore of the estuary of the Helford, 5½ miles S by W of Falmouth, and 12 SE of Red ruth r. station. Post Town, Mawnan under Falmouth. Acres, 1,510 of land, and 330 of water. Real property, £1,786. Pop., 252. ...


Houses, 49. Picturesque creeks branch here from the Helford; Dinas promontory projects at its mouth, and commands fine views; and the Great and Little Dinas entrenchments, originally ancient British camps, command its entrance, and were held as military posts in the civil war of Charles I. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £101.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church stands on the shore, at the base of Dinas promontory; is an old edifice, with a granite tower and a font; and was a cell to Tywardraeth priory, founded before the time of Richard I.

St Anthony in Meneage through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3876

Date accessed: 26th January 2020


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