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The church of St. Andrew, standing near the site of , and formerly connected with, the ancient Benedictine priory of St Andrew, is a fine edifice of stone, and was till lately one of the oldest in this part of Cornwall, having been built in 1347: but was almost entirely rebuilt, with the exception of the tower, in 1880, at a cost of £3,640, under the direction of Mr Richard Coad, architect of London, when it was re-seated in Pine and oak and new roofed, an organ chamber built, and an organ and screen erected: the original altar slab, incised with five crosses, was discovered and replaced: the church now consists of chancel, nave, south aisle, with an arcade of seven arches supported by massive granite pillars, north transept, south porch, and an embattled western tower consisting of 6 bells, and a clock, placed in the tower in 1887 at a cost of £160: there are two piscina and memorials to Thomas Collins last prior of St. Andrew's Priory, ob. 1539: William Baker.
of Kilmarth, 1636: to the Rashleigh family, and others: there are 400 sittings: in 1884 an addition was made to the churchyard. The register dates from the year 1642.
The chapel of ease at Tregaminion, 2 miles south by east, was built and endowed by William Rashleigh esq. in 1815, and is an edifice of stone, consisting of chancel, nave and south porch, with sittings for 150 persons.
The Benedctine Priory of St. Andrew founded in this place by A. Cardynham, temp William I. stood in the valley to the south of the church; it was a cell to the monastery of St Sergius at Angers and at the time of the dissolution had seven monks and revenues valued at £123.