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St Peter, Monkhopton, Shropshire

(52°32′17″N, 2°33′10″W)
SO 626 935
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Shropshire
now Shropshire
  • Barbara Zeitler
  • Barbara Zeitler
  • Ron Baxter
25 Jun 1999

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Feature Sets

The village of Monkhopton is located about 4 miles south of Much Wenlock. A priest's doorway on the S side of the chancel may be 13thc or a 19thc copy (Newman and Pevsner, 2006)

The 12thc S doorway is decorated with sculpture, as is the interior of the S chancel window.


A chaplain is mentioned c.1180 (Eyton, 1854). The single-aisled church was extensively restored in 1835.


Exterior Features




Both the doorway and the window were extensively restored in the 19thc (fieldworker and Historic England Listed Building 254742).


R. W. Eyton, Antiquities of Shropshire, vol. 4, London, 1854, 28-30.

Historic England Listed Building: 254742

J. Newman and N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Shropshire, New Haven and London, 2006, 408-409.