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Madron is a village in West Cornwall, Britain in the district of Penwith situated outside of the modern parish boundary of the town of Penzance. Motto: Onan hag oll (Cornish: One and all) Cornwall, England Geography Status Ceremonial and (smaller) Non-metropolitan county Region South West England Area - Total - Admin. ... Penwith (Cornish: Penwyth) is a local government district in Cornwall, UK. It is the westernmost district in the UK, other than the Isles of Scilly. ... Location within the British Isles. ...

Madron church was once the parish church of Penzance and has strong historical links with that community. Madron well is situated near the Village is a good example of Cornish Celtic sacred well, near this site is the bapistry and chapel of St Maddern.

Madron is also a a large civil parish, which covers the village of Madron, along with Tredinnick, Lower Ninnes, New Mill, Newbridge and Tregavarah. In England a civil parish (usually just parish) is the smallest unit of local government. ...

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The Cornish Village of Madron and Surrounding Area: History and Legend (553 words)
This, of course is not the original church of Madron.
It was only with the development of Penzance in the first half of the 19th century that new churches were built to accommodate the increase in population and became detached from the Parish of Madron.
Madron parish church is normally open to visitors at 10.00am.
Sabbats Madron Mabon Way of the Witch Autumn Equinox, Harvest Festival (716 words)
Madron is a time of balance when both day and night are equal; from now the days start getting shorter, the nights getting longer and the weather starts getting colder.
Madron is the first day of autumn and harvest, both in the agricultural sequence and personally.
At the Madron celebration, decorate the alter and cast the circle, ask the elements of air (east), fire (south), water (west) and earth (north) to join you and protect you in your rite.
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