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Tywardreath was once home to a wealthy priory, founded by Richard Fitz-Turold shortly after the Norman conquest.

Both the church and village of St Germoe, are named after St Germoe, a 5th century Irish saint.

Most of this church – its nave, chancel, north transept, lower two stages of its towers- dates from the 1330s. It was consecrated in 1333.

A tiny parish church on a hill.

This famous well is located near St Keyne’s Church.

St Just’s Church is located at the foot of a deep valley, close to a river.

The Church of St Genesius lies near to some attractive Cornish coastline. It is in the Early English style.

This is the parish church of Forrabury, which is also one of the churches serving the nearby market town of Boscastle.

Crosses from around Gwennap. Gwennap parish is an inland parish, situated between the towns of Redruth and Truro.

Stoke Climsland is a small village near Callington.