St Jidgey

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St Jidgey
Camel estuary from St Jidgey.jpg
St Jidgey is located in Cornwall
St Jidgey
St Jidgey
St Jidgey shown within Cornwall
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50°29′N 4°54′W / 50.48°N 4.9°W / 50.48; -4.9Coordinates: 50°29′N 4°54′W / 50.48°N 4.9°W / 50.48; -4.9

St Jidgey is a hamlet in mid Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It lies along the A39 road, north of St Columb Major and southwest of Wadebridge.[1] It contains the Halfway House Inn, a coaching inn.[2][3] The name is recorded as Sentysy in 1517; it is derived from St Ydi (in English St Issey).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Bryological Society (1961). Journal of Bryology. Blackwell Scientific Publications. p. 374. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Long, Peter (January 2003). The Hidden Places of Cornwall. Travel Publishing Ltd. p. 56. ISBN 978-1-902007-86-1. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "St Jidgey". Halfway House. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Weatherhill, Craig (2009). A Concise Dictionary of Cornish Place-Names. Westport, Co. Mayo: Evertype. ISBN 9781904808220; p. 63
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