Place:St. Levan, Cornwall, England

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NameSt. Levan
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates50.041°N 5.662°W
Located inCornwall, England
See alsoPenwith Hundred, Cornwall, Englandhundred in which it was located
West Penwith Rural, Cornwall, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
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St Levan (Cornish: Selevan) is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England. The village is about eight miles (12.7 km) south west of Penzance.

The parish encompasses the settlements of St Levan, Trethewey, Treen (the chief village), and Porthcurno and shares boundaries with the parishes of Sennen in the north-west, St. Buryan in the north-east (with which it has close ties) and is bounded by the sea in the south. It was at one point part of St. Buryan parish. The parish comprises 2,402 acres (10 km2) of land, 3 acres (12,000 m2) of water and 31 acres (130,000 m2) of foreshore.

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