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St Tudy shown within Cornwall
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- For the saint, see Tudy of Landevennec.
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. The tower has three stages, is 64 feet high, and is topped with battlements and pinnacles, there are five bells. It is Grade I listed. In the churchyard is a pre-Norman coped stone with carving.
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.
- ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 200 Newquay & Bodmin ISBN 9780319229385
- ^ Pevsner, N. (1970) Cornwall; 2nd ed. Penguin Books; p. 203
- ^ http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/Cornwall/StTudy/
- ^ Details from listed building database (67804) . Images of England. English Heritage., accessed 28 March 2010
- ^ Pevsner (1970)
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