Place:St. Mellion, Cornwall, England

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NameSt. Mellion
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates50.468°N 4.271°W
Located inCornwall, England
See alsoEast Hundred, Cornwall, Englandhundred in which it was located
St. Germans Rural, Cornwall, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
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St. Mellion (Cornish: Sen Melyan) is a village and rural civil parish in east Cornwall, England. The parish is three miles (5 km) south of Callington. The population in the 2001 census was 377. To the north, the parish is bordered by Callington and St. Dominick parishes, to the east and south by Pillaton parish, and to the west by St Ive parish.

The parish name is taken from St Melaine, a 6th-century bishop of Rennes, Brittany.

St. Mellion was part of the East Hundred of Cornwall and in St. Germans Rural District between 1894 and 1974.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article St Mellion.

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