St Ildierna's Church, Lansallos

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St Ildierna's Church, Lansallos

St Ildierna's Church, Lansallos is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England in Lansallos, Cornwall, built in the early 14th Century. The church is noted for its 16th Century benches and bench ends. Serious damage was caused to the church, especially the roof, by a fire in 2005.

The church dates from 1331 when it was dedicated. The 15th Century chronicler William Worcester, when visiting Fowey, recorded that the church contained the remains of St Hyldren, reputedly a bishop; however documentary evidence indicates that the parish patron saint was female. St Hyldren's feast was February 1.



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