St Tudy Lock-UP




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Alternative Names   St Tudy Clink

Nation   England

County   Cornwall

Location   On north side of St Tudy Church, adjacent to war memorial, Church Town,  St Tudy

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   Unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Grade II listed. A church house later used as a schoolroom and lock-up. Now available for private hire.


'Church house, later used as a school room and parish clink or lock-up. Now used as parish rooms. Circa C18, probably with earlier origins. Restored by parish in 1986. Stone rubble. Rag slate roof with gable ends. Some possibly early crested ridge tiles. Brick stack on east gable end. Plan: Overall rectangular 1-room plan. Backs onto north side of churchyard. 2- storey elevation to front-and single storey elevation to rear where ground is at a higher level. Ground floor entrance in front elevation facing road. External stair in east gable end provides access to first floor from both churchyard to rear and road to front. Exterior: 2-storey 1 window front elevation. Stone rubble and granite external stair from road to front and from churchyard to rear, rising up to door in first floor of left hand (east) gable end. Interior: Not accessible.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Clink', St Tudy, LEN1162270

Featured Images

  • St Tudy Church and War MemorialPhoto © Andy Carlson (cc-by-sa/2.0)
  • The Clink, St TudyPhoto © Bill Harrison (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Description: St Tudy Church and War Memorial

Photo by: Photo © Andy Carlson (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Description: The Clink, St Tudy

Photo by: Photo © Bill Harrison (cc-by-sa/2.0)


    Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Clink', St Tudy, LEN1162270

  • Roy's Blog, 'CORNWALL. Lock-ups at St Day, St Ewe, St Tudy and Stratton.' (01 May 2013)

  • St Tudy with Michaelstow Church, 'The Clink'



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