St Just in Roseland

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Not to be confused with St Just in Penwith.

Coordinates: 50°10′56.36″N 5°00′53.99″W / 50.1823222°N 5.0149972°W / 50.1823222; -5.0149972

View from above the church looking across to St Just Creek

St Just in Roseland (Cornish: Lannsiek) is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated six miles (10 km) south of Truro and two miles (3 km) north of St Mawes.[1]

St Just in Roseland is famous for its 13th-century church set in riverside gardens luxuriantly planted with semitropical shrubs and trees, many of which are species rare in England.[citation needed] The church perches on the edge of a tidal creek beside the Carrick Roads on the Fal Estuary just outside the main village. The path from the road to the church is lined with granite blocks carved with quotations and verses taken from the Bible. There is also a Methodist church which is Grade II listed: it dates from the first half of the 19th century.[2]

St Just in Roseland lies within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Almost a third of Cornwall has AONB designation, with the same status and protection as a National Park.

Notable people[edit]

The ornithologist Edward Hearle Rodd was born here. The cricketer Michael Harris (known as "Pasty" Harris) also came from the parish.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 204 Truro & Falmouth ISBN 978-0-319-23149-4
  2. ^ Good Stuff IT Services (1985-06-25). "Methodist Church, St Just in Roseland". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2011-12-23. 

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