St Veep  Cornwall


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

VEEP (St.), a parish in Liskeard district, Cornwall; 4 miles SE of Lostwithiel r. station. Post town, Lostwithiel. Acres, 3,146. Real property, £3,892. Pop., 628. Houses, 135. St. Cadoc is the seat of the Wymonds. St. Cyric's priory, a cell to Montacute abbey, was founded in the parish, by the Earl of Mortaigne; was the place where the monk W. de Exeter wrote the Life of Guy, Earl of Warwick; and has left some remains. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £215.* Patron, F. Howell, Esq. A fair is held on the Wednesday after 16 June.

St Veep through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th May 2022

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