Landewednack

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Coordinates: 49°58′12″N 5°11′35″W / 49.970°N 5.193°W / 49.970; -5.193

Landewednack
Cornish: Lanndewynnek
St Wynwallows Church Landewednack.jpg

St Wynwallows church at Landewednack
Landewednack is located in Cornwall
Landewednack
Landewednack
 Landewednack shown within Cornwall
Population 886 (Civil Parish, 2001)
OS grid reference SW706123
Unitary authority Cornwall
Ceremonial county Cornwall
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HELSTON
Postcode district TR12
Dialling code 01326
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Cornwall
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament St Ives
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Landewednack (Cornish: Lanndewynnek) is a civil parish and a hamlet in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The hamlet is situated approximately ten miles (16 km) south of Helston.[1]

Landewednack is the most southerly parish on the British mainland.[2] The parish church, dedicated to St Winwallow, is the most southerly in England and is built of local serpentine stone (see St Wynwallow's Church, Landewednack). Caerthillian cove and beach sits on the western border of the parish.

The hamlet of Landewednack is now part of Lizard village.

Twinning[edit]

Landewednack is twinned with Landevennec (Landevenneg) in Brittany, France.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 203 Land's End ISBN 978-0-319-23148-7
  2. ^ GENUKI website; Landewednack retrieved April 2010


Landewednack in relation to neighbouring parishes

External links[edit]

Media related to Landewednack at Wikimedia Commons