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St Michael, Llanyblodwel, Shropshire

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

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Feature Sets

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.


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


Exterior Features



The doorway is uncommonly tall. (Fieldworker)


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.