Brea, Cornwall

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Brea
Brea is located in Cornwall
Brea
Brea
Location within Cornwall
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCamborne
Postcode districtTR14
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
FireCornwall
AmbulanceSouth Western
List of places
UK
England
Cornwall
50°12′39″N 5°16′17″W / 50.2109°N 5.2715°W / 50.2109; -5.2715Coordinates: 50°12′39″N 5°16′17″W / 50.2109°N 5.2715°W / 50.2109; -5.2715

Brea (Cornish: Bre)[1] is a village in Cornwall, England, UK, between the towns of Camborne and Redruth.[2] It is in the civil parish of Carn Brea and consists of Brea, Lower Brea, and Higher Brea. A small stream, the Red River, flows through the village and a hill, Carn Brea dominates the landscape to the east, along with its monument to Francis Basset.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Place-names in the Standard Written Form (SWF) Archived 2013-05-15 at the Wayback Machine : List of place-names agreed by the MAGA Signage Panel Archived May 15, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Cornish Language Partnership.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 203 Land's End & Isles of Scilly (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2009. ISBN 9780319232897.
  3. ^ Ordnance Survey (1961) One-inch Map of Great Britain: Land's End, sheet 189