Parish Church of:
The church, variously assigned to St. Cyriacus and St. Petroc, but also dais to have been dedicated to SS. Ida and Lydy, September 14th, 1260, is an ancient building of stone, in the Early Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave of five bays, north transept, south aisle, south porch and an embattled western tower 59 feet high, with pinnacles and containing one bell: two other bells, it is said, were sold to North Petherwin about a century ago: there are monuments to the Speccott family, 1636-1705; to the Lethbridge family, 1833-61; and to the Rev. H.A. Simcoe, late vicar, Anne, his wife, 1840, and other members of his family: and various memorials of later date; the stained east window contains the Royal Arms, those of the Duchy of Cornwall and the national emblems: in the aisle are a helmet and gauntlet, and here also is an effigy in alabaster of an Italian flower girl: the font is of Norman date; the church was restored and re-seated in 1887 at a cost
of £1,000; during the restoration a carved stone representing Agnus Dei was found built into the south wall, and is now placed over the south door: there are 235 sittings; in the churchyard is the tomb of William Erisey, ob. 1688. The register dates from the year 1576.