St Enodoc Church

A Norman Church with most of the structure from 1430 , C13 Crooked Broach Spire (ie. an octagonal spire sitting on a square tower )
The Church was buried under sand dunes from C18 to 1863 when the Rev. W Hart Smith , the Vicar of St Minver , arranged for its uncovering / restored 1865.
The dunes were stabilised.
The Vicar had to be lowered every year through the roof of his sand-entombed church to hold a service and keep his church officially open.
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The Church is to the South of Polzeath / Trebetherick near the Golf Couse.
Ref:
5519
Date:
2018-03-13 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 9318 7222
Photographer:

St Enodoc Church

A Norman Church with most of the structure from 1430 , C13 Crooked Broach Spire (ie. an octagonal spire sitting on a square tower )
The Church was buried under sand dunes from C18 to 1863 when the Rev. W Hart Smith , the Vicar of St Minver , arranged for its uncovering / restored 1865.
The dunes were stabilised.
The Vicar had to be lowered every year through the roof of his sand-entombed church to hold a service and keep his church officially open.
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The Church is to the South of Polzeath / Trebetherick near the Golf Couse.
Ref:
5519
Date:
2018-03-13 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 9318 7222
Photographer: