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Chacewater, Cornwall

Historical Description

Chasewater or Chacewater, a village in Kenwyn parish, and a chapelry in Kenwyn and Kea parishes, Cornwall. It has a station on the G.W.R., 305 miles from London, and 4 from Redruth. It is inhabited chiefly by miners, and has a fair on 24 June, and a weekly market on Saturdays. It has-a post office under Scorrier (R.S.O.) The chapelry was constituted in 1837. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Truro; value, £280 with residence. There are Congregational and Baptist chapels.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCornwall 
Civil parishKenwyn 
Poor Law unionTruro 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Chacewater from the following:


Online maps of Chacewater are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cornwall papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

We have a copy of The Visitations of Cornwall, by Lieut.-Col. J.L. Vivian online.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtTR4
Post TownTruro