Mount Hawke, Cornwall

Historical Description

Mount Hawke, an ecclesiastical parish formed in 1846 out of the parishes of St Agnes and Illogan, Cornwall, near the coast, 2½ miles N by W of Scorrier Gate station on the G.W.R., and 4½ NNE of Redruth. It was constituted in 1846, and it has a post office under Scorrier; money order and, telegraph office, Scorrier. Population, 1339. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Truro; value, £195 with residence. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church, built in 1878, is a stone building in the Perpendicular style. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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RegionSouth West
Postal districtTR4
Post TownTruro