Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for MABE

MABE, a parish in Falmouth district, Cornwall; 2¼ miles SSW of Penrhyn r. station, and 3½ W by S of Falmouth. Post town, Falmouth. Acres, 2,569. Real property, £2,530; of which £28 are in quarries. Pop., 613. HouseS, 117. The property is much subdivided. Granite is quarried. An ancient cross is at Hellind. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the Vicarage of Mylar, in the diocese of Exeter. The church is ancient, has a lofty granite tower, and was reported in 1859 asnot good. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Mabe Ch/CP       Falmouth PLU/RegD       Cornwall AncC
Place: Mabe

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