Tremethick Cross

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Coordinates: 50°07′08″N 5°34′41″W / 50.119°N 5.578°W / 50.119; -5.578

Junction on the A3071 at Tremethick Cross

Tremethick Cross (from Cornish: Tre'nmedhek)[1] is a hamlet around a crossroads two miles west of Penzance in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.[2] It is on the A3071 road and is the site of a toll house.

Tremethick, Tremathick or Trereife cross is a stone Latin cross which was brought to this site from Rose-an-Beagle in the parish of Paul.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Place-names in the Standard Written Form (SWF) : List of place-names agreed by the MAGA Signage Panel. Cornish Language Partnership.
  2. ^ Philip's Street Atklas Cornwall. London: Philip's, 2003; p. 88
  3. ^ Langdon, A. G. (1896) Old Cornish Crosses. Truro: Joseph Pollard; pp. 207-08 (citing J. T. Blight Ancient Crosses and Antiquities of Cornwall; p. 45)

External links[edit]

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