Place:Ludgvan, Cornwall, England

Alt namesLudjansource: Family History Library Catalog
Luduamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 60
Luduhamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 60
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates50.1333°N 5.4833°W
Located inCornwall, England
See alsoPenwith Hundred, Cornwall, Englandhundred in which it was located
West Penwith Rural, Cornwall, Englandrural district of which it was part 1934-1974
Penzance Registration District, Cornwall, Englandregistration district of which it was part 1837-2007
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Ludgvan (Cornish: Lujuan) is a village and civil parish in Cornwall, England. The village is 2 1⁄2 miles (4.0 km) northeast of Penzance.

The parish includes the villages of Ludgvan, Crowlas, Canon's Town and Long Rock. It is bounded by the parishes of Towednack and Lelant to the north, Madron and Penzance to the west, by St Erth, St. Hilary and Marazion to the east and by the sea to the south.

Ludgvan village is physically split between the area known as Churchtown, situated upon the hill, and Lower Quarter to the east, adjoining Crowlas.

Ludgvan civil parish was also an urban district between 1894 and 1934. In 1934 the urban district was abolished and the parish became part of West Penrith Rural District.

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