Parish Church of:
The church of St. Ive (locally pronounced St. Eve).
Is a building of stone and grey granite, in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles, consisting of chancel, nave of five bays, south aisle, north transept, massive south porch and a western granite tower, with a cluster of three pinnacles at each angle and containing 5 bells respectively dated 1844, 1775, 1827, 1806, 1790 and 1754; some of the old 14th century work at the east end is particularly fine, and the east window is a beautiful work of the Decorated period and has an elaborately carved niche on either side: there are also three fine sedilia of the Decorated period and a piscina in the transeot is another piscina and a hagioscope; on the north side of the chancel is an arched recess, and there are two memorial windows and a large monument to John Wrey and his wife, dated 1597: the pulpit made in 1700, is profusely ornamented with debased carving, and there is a carved oak lectern: there are memorials to the families of Dodson, 1669-1712; Saltren, 1695-1746;
and Helyar, 1806-26; and to Blanch Wrey, ob. 1595; John Wrey esq. ob. 1597; John Deminoe, ob. 1680; John Lyne, 37 years rector, ob. 1791; and others of his family; in the south porch is a holy water stoup; the sun dial on the porch is inscribed "Quotidies Morior, 1695:" the church was restored and re-seated in oak in 1883-4, under the direction of Mr R. Medley Fulford F.R.I.R.A at a cost exceeding £1,000, and has 270 sittings. The register dates form the year 1685.
At Trebigh was anciently a preceptory of the Knights Templars, founded about 1150 by H. de Pomeroy and Reginald Marsh; its possession were valued at £81.