A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
PANCRASSWEEK, a parish in the hundred of BLACK TORRINGTON, county of DEVON, 4 miles (W. N. W.) from Holsworthy, containing 529 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, with the vicarage of Bradworthy, in the archdeaconry of Totness, and diocese of Exeter, endowed with £400 royal bounty. The church is dedicated to St. Pancras. The river Tamar, and the Bude and Launceston canal, pass through the parish. At Lana is the site of an ancient chapel.