St Tudy

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Coordinates: 50°33′17″N 4°43′53″W / 50.5548, -4.7313
St Tudy
St Tudy Village - - 788054
St Tudy

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St Tudy

Red pog.svg St Tudy shown within Cornwall
OS grid reference SX06557641
Unitary authority Cornwall
Ceremonial county Cornwall
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BODMIN
Postcode district PL30
Dialling code 01208
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Cornwall
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament North Cornwall
List of places: UK • England • Cornwall

For the saint, see Tudy of Landevennec.

St Tudy (Cornish: Eglostudi) is a civil parish and village in north Cornwall, United Kingdom. The village is situated in the River Camel valley approximately five miles northeast of Wadebridge.[1]

Parish churchEdit

The parish church is dedicated to St Tudius and was restored in 1873. There was a Norman church here but the present structure is of the Perpendicular period. There are two aisles the arcades of which are identical.[2] The tower has three stages, is 64 feet high, and is topped with battlements and pinnacles, there are five bells.[3] It is Grade I listed.[4] In the churchyard is a pre-Norman coped stone with carving.[5]

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people from St Tudy include: William Bligh, naval officer; Eddie George, former governor of the Bank of England; Oscar Kempthorne, statistician and geneticist at Iowa State University; and Richard Lower, early experimenter in blood transfusion.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 200 Newquay & Bodmin ISBN 9780319229385
  2. ^ Pevsner, N. (1970) Cornwall; 2nd ed. Penguin Books; p. 203
  3. ^
  4. ^ Details from listed building database (67804) . Images of England. English Heritage., accessed 28 March 2010
  5. ^ Pevsner (1970)
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St Tudy Church and War Memorial

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