Parish Church of:
The church of St. Moran, standing on the neck of land bordering on the deep waters of Lamoran Creek, dates from the reign of Henry III, and is a small cruciform building of stone, in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave of one bay, transepts, south porch and an ancient belfry tower, standing detached from the church, in the south-west corner of the churchyard, and containing 3 bells, two of which are dated respectively 1732 and 1766, the other being undated; this tower is supposed to be part of a monastic of a monastic house which formerly existed here; the walls are of great thickness, and are now enveloped i ivy: there is a monument in the south transept with Latin inscription to John Verman, Lord of Lamorran, ob. 1658, and to Catherine (Trehane) his wife, ob. 1666: the church was restored and partly rebuilt in 1853 in memory of George Henry, 2nd and last Earl of Falmouth (who had previously rebuilt it in 1845), by his cousin, the late Hon. and
Rev. John Townshend Boscawen M.A. rector here 1849-90: the east window was inserted to his memory by his surviving friends and the south window by his mother, the late Countess of Falmouth: the west window is a memorial to the Rev. William Curgenven, rector here from 1803: the ancient Norman font is of Catacluse stone: a brass eagle lectern has been presented by Rev.. Edgar S.P. Mack, curate here 1891-2: there are 80 sittings: in the churchyard , opposite the porch, is a portion of an octagonal cross of Pentewan stone. The register dates from the year 1573, but the first thirteen pages are missing.