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St Agnes' Church, St Agnes
St Agnes' Church
Coordinates: 49°53′36″N 06°20′59″W / 49.89333°N 6.34972°W / 49.89333; -6.34972
OS grid reference SV877083
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Broad Church
Dedication Saint Agnes
Parish St Agnes, Isles of Scilly
Deanery Powder
Diocese Truro
Province Canterbury
Vicar(s) Revd Guy C Scott

St Agnes' Church is a parish church in the Church of England located in St Agnes, Isles of Scilly, UK.


The Anglican church is dedicated to St Agnes of Rome. The first church was built in the sixteenth or seventeenth century, but it was destroyed in a gale. It was rebuilt in the eighteenth century, but was again destroyed.

The current building was built by the islanders in the nineteenth century using the proceeds of the sale of a wreck, and the bell in the church was taken from that wreck. It is a Grade II listed building.

In 1821 a new west gallery and two new pews in the chancel were added by Bernard S. Herris.

Parish structure

St Agnes' Church is within the United Benefice of the Isles of Scilly parishes, comprising

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