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All Saints was built through the efforts of Rev Wingfield, who was vicar of Gulval for 73 years (surely a record). Ding Dong Mine and the quarries employed hundreds of men and the population of that are NW of Penzance was surely much larger then. The church was opened in the 1890s and serviced by clergy from Madron and Gulval (anticipating the co-operation between the parishes, which began formally in the early 1990s). The land for the church was provided by the Bolitho family (who have had long connections with Madron and Gulval churches).

Apart from a brief reopening for youth services the church ceased to operate regularly from the 1970s. It is now in private hands and in a very sorry state. What a pity it couldn’t be a community centre, servicing small cottage industries, local playgroup and providing a meeting place for a population where a significant proportion of people do not drive.

The building was sold to a private owner in the early 90s and so you should not trespass. This photo was taken from the road.