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St Tudy Church

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The grade I listed 15th century church of St Tudy stands on the site of an earlier Norman building. There is a royal coat of arms above the south door and two funeral hatchments in south aisle, one displaying the arms of Michell and Hervey and the other Sarel and Hervey. On the east wall near the font are several fine monuments dating from the 17th century.

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