Stirchley, St James Church
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The 12th century chancel is built of stone, but the 18th century nave and west tower are made of brick. The interior furnishings are mostly Georgian, with a range of box pews a west gallery, and a nicely carved pulpit.
Surrounding the church are the partial remains of a large polygonal churchyard, now largely buried, but the boundaries are laid out with hedges and stone walls.
St James' is no longer used for regular worship and is in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.
About Stirchley, St James Church
Address: Stirchley, Shropshire, England, TF3 1DY
Attraction Type: Historic Church
Location: Next to the Old Rectory, accessed via an unmade road
Website: Stirchley, St James Church
Churches Conservation Trust
Photo Credit: Dave Kelly, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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