Antony, Cornwall

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Coordinates: 50°22′12″N 4°15′07″W / 50.370°N 4.252°W / 50.370; -4.252

Antony
Cornish: Trevanta
Antony Village - geograph.org.uk - 72439.jpg
Antony village and parish church
Antony is located in Cornwall
Antony
Antony
 Antony shown within Cornwall
Population 436 (2001)
OS grid reference SX 399 547
Civil parish Antony
Unitary authority Cornwall
Ceremonial county Cornwall
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TORPOINT
Postcode district PL11
Dialling code 01752
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Cornwall
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
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Antony (Cornish: Trevanta) is a coastal civil parish and a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

The village is situated on the Rame Peninsula about three miles west of Torpoint[1] and has a shop, a pub and a garage.

Antony parish is bounded to the north by the tidal River Lynher (also known as the St Germans River) and to the south by the English Channel coast. To the east, the parish is bordered by Torpoint and St John parishes and to the west by Sheviock parish.[2]

The parish is in the St Germans Registration District and had a population of 436 at the 2001 census.[3] Apart from the church town, Antony, the only settlement of any size is Wilcove. Scraesdon Fort and Antony House are also in the parish.

Parish church[edit]

The medieval parish church is located in Antony at grid reference SX 399 547. Dedicated to St James, the church includes structural elements from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. The church houses memorials to members of the Carew family of Antony (18th century) and a large monumental brass to Margery Arundell, 1420.[4]

Notable residents[edit]

Twinning[edit]

Antony is twinned with Benodet (Benoded) in Brittany, France.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 201 Plymouth & Launceston ISBN 978-0-319-23146-3
  2. ^ [1] Cornwall Council online mapping. Retrieved May 2010
  3. ^ "Antony". GENUKI. Retrieved 2010-03-22. 
  4. ^ Pevsner, N. (1970) Cornwall, Second edition. Penguin Books; pp. 36-37
  5. ^ "About Us". Torpoint & District Twinning Association. Retrieved 2010-03-22. 

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