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St Sidwell & St Gulvat

Set at the head of a wooded valley, Laneast church has an almost complete and very well preserved set of medieval benches and bench ends, a well preserved rood screen, and a prayer desk from the beginning of the 16th century.

Laneast, Cornwall

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PL15 8PN

Also medieval is stained glass that includes part of a Crucifixion in the east window and St Christopher in the south chancel.

The font is Norman. In the church is a memorial to astronomer John Couch Adams, who discovered the planet Neptune in 1846.

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Famous connections

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Church of England

  • Partnership Grant, £10,000, 2016

  • Our Partnership Grants funded a range of repair projects, recommended by County Church Trusts, to help keep churches open.

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