St Cleer (Cornish: Ryskarasek) is a civil parish and village in east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated on the southeast flank of Bodmin Moor approximately two miles (3 km) north of Liskeard.
St Cleer parish church, at an elevation of approximately 690 feet (210 metres), is dedicated to Saint Clarus. Its three-stage tower is 97 feet (30 metres) high and contains a ring of six bells. First built in 800 but rebuilt in the 13th century, the tower suffered damage and was repaired in the 15th century.
Prehistoric and medieval remains
Trethevy Quoit is a megalithic chamber tomb, and the Doniert Stone an inscribed stone of the Anglo-Saxon period. Near the churchyard is St Cleer's holy well with a small building covering it, built of granite in the 15th century, to allow for a bowssening pool for total immersion.
- Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 201 Plymouth & Launceston ISBN 978-0-319-23146-3
- http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/Cornwall/StCleer/ GENUKI - St Cleer
- "Parish population at 2011 census". Retrieved 9 February 2015.
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- http://www.caerkief.co.uk/Churches/Cleer_St.html Cornish Parish Churches - Cleer, St
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