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St. Endellion

Extract from Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72):

ENDELLION, or St. Endellion, a parish in Bodmin district, Cornwall; on the coast, 4z miles N by E of Wadebridge, and 13 NW of Bodmin Road r. Station.

It contains Port Quin; and its post town is Wadebridge, Cornwall. Acres, 3,729. Real property, £5,059. Pop., 1,192. Houses, 281.

The property is subdivided. Roscarrock House, formerly the seat of the ancient family of Roscarrock, stands on a hill, is now a ruin, was castellated and loop-holed, had a massive granite archway entrance, and retains much of a formidable aspect.

Slate quartz, mandelstone, copper ore, lead ore, manganese, and antimony are found; an export trade in slates and pilchards is carried on; and a fair is held on 12 Sept.

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4 Mar 2014


The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; and there are attached three prebends, Bodmin or Kings, Trehaverock, and Mornays. Value of the rectory, £196; of Bodmin prebend, £63; of Trehaverock, £115; of Mornays, not reported. Patron of the rectory, the Lord Chancellor; of Bodmin prebend, Mr. Basset; of Trehaverock, not reported; of Mornays, the Hon. A. M. Agar.

The church stands on a hill; dates from the time of Henry VI.; has a lofty tower; and is weather-stained, but good. There are chapels for Wesleyans, U. Free Methodists, and Bible Christians.

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