The Parish in 1870

Welcome to the website of St Bartholomew, the Church of England parish church in the centre of the small Cornish town of Lostwithiel, the ancient capital of Cornwall and now known for its auctions room and antique shops.

We are part of the Benefice of Lostwithiel Parishes which also includes the parishes of
St Winnow with St  Nectan's Chapel, St Veep, Boconnoc, St Veep, Lanlivery and Bradoc The Rev'd Paul J Beynon BTh. is the Rector of the Benefice and The Rev'd Sheila I Bawden BTh. is an Associate Priest. The Rector is also assisted by a number of retired Priests and two Readers (Licensed Lay Ministers).

The Benefice Office is situated in the vestry of our Church and may be contacted at:

The Church Centre, St Bartholomew's Church, Church Lane, Lostwithiel, Cornwall PL22 0EG
Telephone: 07984 517664
Email.  General enquiries:   Click to email
           Wedding enquiries: Click to email

The Church Centre is open Monday to Friday from 09.00 am to 11.00 am. Entrance is via the gate at the North Street end of Church Lane.
Enquiries regarding baptisms and weddings should be made to the Benefice Administrator.

The Rector is available in the Vestry of St Bartholomew's Church on Tuesday mornings from 9.30am to 10.30am
to discuss any issues which you may have. His day off is Friday of each week.

The Church is open to visitors Monday to Friday from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Entrance is via the South Porch.
During the period from Easter to the end of September, the Church's second hand bookstall is open in the
churchyard on Saturdays
from 10 am to noon, weather permitting, and the Church may be open at that time.

The Church Rooms are situated towards the end of the section of Church Lane which is between Fore Street and South Street.


The Friends of St Bartholomew's Church, Lostwithiel
Charity Number: 1115047

2017 Charity Shop

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped

in any
way with the running of this year's

charity shop, to those
who donated items

for sale and to those who bought

As a result, FOSB was able to raise

3,710 for the maintenance of the fabric

of the Church.


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