Church of St Rumon, Ruan Major, Grade-Ruan - Cornwall (UA)

Medieval former parish church. Roof removed shortly after closure in 1963. The Diocese has undertaken consolidation to the low walls but not to the tower which has a tree growing out of it at high level. Discussions for the future of the ruin are ongoing.

Church of St Rumon, Ruan Major, Grade-Ruan - Cornwall (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St Rumon
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1141915
  • Local Planning Authority: Cornwall (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Rumon
  • Locality: Ruan Major
  • Unitary Authority: Cornwall (UA)
  • Parish: Grade-Ruan
  • Parliamentary Constituency: St. Ives
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation

Contact Details

Chris Miners 0117 975 1308

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England