St. Winwaloe is the parish church of Poundstock, situated in a secluded dell by a small stream. Alongside stands its ancient Gildhouse, now a Grade 1 listed building, the best preserved example in Cornwall of a late medieval church house which has been in continuous use since it was built.

Important Covid Information

UNFORTUNATELY, DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS RESTRICTIONS THE GILDHOUSE COMMITTEE HAVE DECIDED, BASED ON GOVERNMENT GUIDLINES, TO POSTPONE ALL EVENTS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

IT IS HOPED TO RESTART WEDNESDAY OPENINGS ON MAY 17th, PLEASE CHECK BACK HERE IF YOU WILL BE LOOKING TO VISIT.

welcome to Poundstock Gildhouse

Welcome to the website of the Poundstock Gildhouse, near Bude in North Cornwall. The Gildhouse is open to the public every Wednesday, from Easter to the end of October, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m for you to explore and ask questions of the volunteers. Entry is free as is a cup of tea/coffee and a biscuit.

On this website you will find information on forthcoming events, facilities for wedding receptions and private functions, education days, heritage talks, plus a brief history of the Gildhouse including the recent restoration.

Please feel free to contact us for any further information.

upcoming events

Wednesday Open to the Public

May 19 @ 10:00 am

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Wednesday Open to the Public

May 26 @ 10:00 am

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wedding receptions

private bookings

heritage talks

history behind the Poundstock Gildhouse

St. Winwaloe is the parish church of Poundstock, situated in a secluded dell by a small stream. Alongside stands its ancient Gildhouse, now a Grade 1 listed building, the best preserved example in Cornwall of a late medieval church house which has been in continuous use since it was built.