Lower Croan

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Lower Croan
Lower Croan is located in Cornwall
Lower Croan
Lower Croan
Lower Croan shown within Cornwall
OS grid reference SX023715
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
50°30′36″N 4°47′24″W / 50.510°N 4.790°W / 50.510; -4.790Coordinates: 50°30′36″N 4°47′24″W / 50.510°N 4.790°W / 50.510; -4.790

Lower Croan (Cornish: Crowyn goles, meaning lower little hut) is a farmstead in Cornwall, England, UK.[1] It is in the parish of Egloshayle and Croan house (a quarter of a mile) and Croanford (half a mile) are to the east.[2] Croan House is a manor house of two storeys and seven bays which was built in the 1690s for a prosperous attorney.[3]


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 200 Newquay & Bodmin (Camelford & St Austell) (Map). Ordnance Survey. ISBN 978-0-319-22938-5. 
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey One-inch Map of Great Britain; Bodmin and Launceston, sheet 186. 1961.
  3. ^ Pevsner, N. (1970) Cornwall; 2nd ed., revised by E. Radcliffe. Harmondsworth: Penguin; p. 59