St Juliot, Cornwall
Juliot, St, a parish in Cornwall, on the coast, 7½ miles N by E of Camelford, and 3 from Otterham station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Boscastle. Area, 2711 acres; population, 233. A Benedictine or Cluniac priory, a cell to Montacute in Somerset, was here as early as the time of Richard I., and went at the dissolution to Laurence Courtney. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Truro; value, £100 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Truro. The church is a fine ancient structure, consists of nave, chancel, and N aisle, with S porch and W tower, was for years in very bad condition, but was thoroughly restored in 1872. Many years ago, in draining a marsh, an ancient gold torque was discovered at a depth of 6 feet.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
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Online maps of St Juliot are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cornwall papers online:
- Royal Cornwall Gazette
- West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser
- Lake's Falmouth Packet and Cornwall Advertiser
We have a copy of The Visitations of Cornwall, by Lieut.-Col. J.L. Vivian online.