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St Sampson, South Hill, Cornwall

(50°31′46″N, 4°21′29″W)
South Hill
SX 32959 72624
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Cornwall
now Cornwall
medieval Exeter
now Truro
  • Richard Jewell
18 Jan 1992

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Feature Sets

South Hill is a hamlet in east Cornwall, 7½ miles S of Launceston. The church stands in the centre of the settlement and is substantially 14thc with 15thc additions. It was restored in 1871. The font is the only Romanesque feature.


There is no medieval record of the site.





P. Beacham and N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England. Cornwall, London and New Haven, 2014, 618-20.

C. Henderson, The Cornish Church Guide and Parochial History of Cornwall, Truro, 1925, 178.


accessed on 29 August 2017

N. Pevsner and E. Radcliffe, The Buildings of England. Cornwall, London, 1970, 214

E. H. Sedding, Norman Architecture in Cornwall, London, 1909, 359.