Burncoose

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Burncoose
Camborne Redruth Community Hospital - geograph.org.uk - 716833.jpg
Camborne Redruth Community Hospital, Burncoose
Burncoose is located in Cornwall
Burncoose
Burncoose
Location within Cornwall
OS grid referenceSW741395
Civil parish
  • Gwennap
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townREDRUTH
Postcode districtTR16
Dialling code01872
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
FireCornwall
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cornwall
50°12′43″N 5°09′58″W / 50.212°N 5.166°W / 50.212; -5.166Coordinates: 50°12′43″N 5°09′58″W / 50.212°N 5.166°W / 50.212; -5.166

Burncoose is a hamlet near Gwennap in west Cornwall, England; Burncoose lies on the A393 road, 4 miles (6.4 km) south-east of Redruth.[1][2] It was first recorded in 1277 as Burncoys, an anglicized name from the Cornish Broncoos, meaning "wood hill".[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (8 January 2016). "Burncoose" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey One-inch Map of Great Britain; Truro and Falmouth, sheet 190. 1961
  3. ^ Weatherhill, Craig (2009) A Concise Dictionary of Cornish Place-names. Westport, Mayo: Evertype; p. 26

Further reading[edit]

  • Burncoose Gardens: a garden oasis in the minewastes of Cornwall; by F. J. Williams C.B.E., Arnold Dance, David Knuckey.