Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Pendeen

Pendeen, eccl. dist. and vil., St Just in Penwith par., Cornwall - dist., pop. 2311; vil., on the coast, 7 miles NW. of Penzance; P.O.; near the vil. is Pendeen Watch House, a coastguard station. Pendeen was the birthplace of Borlase (1696-1772), the Cornish historian.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "ecclesiastical district and village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: St Just in Penwith AP/CP       Cornwall AncC
Place: Pendeen

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