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St Michael, Llanyblodwel, Shropshire

Location
(52°47′53″N, 3°7′46″W)
Llanyblodwel
SJ 23938 22891
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Shropshire
now Shropshire
  • Barbara Zeitler
24 Aug 1999

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Feature Sets
Description

Llanyblodwel is six miles from Oswestry in the Tanat valley. The church, with its N aisle, is now mostly 19thc and of idiosyncratic design. It nonetheless retains the volumes of the 12thc nave and chancel. The N arcade is 14thc.

The relevant surviving feature for this Corpus is the sculpture on the 12thc S doorway.

History

At the time of its construction in the 12thc, the church was in Welsh borderlands.

Features

Exterior Features

Doorways

Comments/Opinions

The doorway is uncommonly tall. (Fieldworker)

Bibliography

D. H. S. Cranage, An architectural account of the churches of Shropshire, part 9, Welington, 1908, 798-800.

Historic England list: 1307719

J. Newman and N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Shropshire, New Haven and London, 2006, 336-38.

R. Purser, The Church of St Michael the Archangel, Llanyblodwell, booklet, 1995.