St. Gennys, Cornwall, England

St Gennys Parish Church

St. Gennys Well

The parish church is situated on a sloping site in St. Gennys and is dedicated to Saint Genesius. St. Gennys Well lies next to the church. The water from this well has been used for baptism since the 7th century.


For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe.


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St Gennys (Cornish: S. Gwynnas) is a coastal civil parish and small settlement in north Cornwall, England.

The hamlet of St Gennys is about seven miles southwest of Bude.

Pictured left is St Gennys parish church courtesy of Pierre Terre. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.