Cruciform church mainly of 1801, with a 17thc. N transept and 18thc. tower. The only Romanesque feature is the late 11thc. to early 12thc. font which is located to the to left of the S doorway.
At the time of DS, Adderley, along with Shavington, Spoonley and Calverhall, were held by Nigel, a clerk and physician, of Earl Roger de Montgomery. On Nigel's death Earl Roger took over his estates, but they were later forfeited to the crown. Later, Henry I gave Adderley to Alan de Dunstanvill.
|h. of bowl, with necking||0.52 m|
|h. of bowl, without necking||0.41 m|
|h. of entire font||1.05 m|
|max. w. E face||0.82 m|
|max. w. N face||0.62 m|
|max. w. S face||0.63 m|
|max. w. W face||0.82 m|
E face: [a cross] HIC MALE PRIMV
N face: S HOMO FRVI
W face: [T]VR CUM C[O]
S face: NIUGE POMO
J. C. Anderson,Shropshire: Its Early History and Antiquities. 1864, 400.
D. H. S. Cranage, An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, 8, 1906, 662-666.
R. W. Eyton, The Antiquities of Shropshire, X, 1860, 5-6.
J. Newman and N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Shropshire. Yale University Press: New Haven and London, 2006, 99-100.
N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Shropshire. Harmondsworth: Middlesex, 1958, 53.