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Did you know that at Perranporth - just south of Newquay the remains of what is probably the oldest Christian church in Britain lie buried in the sand? St Piran, for whom the village is named, was a 5th century saint thought to be of Irish origin. He built an oratory just beyond the beach, whose sands centuries later overwhelmed the building as they did its 10th century successor.

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