Where is St Breock?

St Breock village is 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Wadebridge immediately to the south of the Royal Cornwall Showground. The village lies on the eastern slope of the wooded Nansent valley.

What does St breoke mean?

St. Breock, or St. Breoke, (Cornish: Nanssans ), is situated in the Deanery and Hundred of Pydar.

How did St Breock become connected to Egloshayle?

St Breock is connected to Egloshayle by a bridge built in 1485 by Thomas Loveybound, the Vicar of Egloshayle. This bridge replaced an earlier ford, which at times was vey dangerous.

Who owned St Breock in the 17th century?

The heirs of the Viell family in the 17th century were the Prideaux family of Prideaux Place, which still owned the manor of St Breock in 1968. There is a brass probably also to a Tredeneck, ca. 1520.