It is hard to believe that this quiet little church is only a mile or so from the busy centre of Telford. St James dates to the Norman period and retains several Norman features. Stirchley, Shropshire, England, TF3 1DY
When the medieval parish church of Longford was pulled down in 1803 to make way for a new church, the south aisle was spared. The aisle lives on as the Talbot Chapel, so named because it contains a wonderful monument to Thomas Talbot (d. 1686) and his wife (d. 1706). Longford Road, Longford, Shropshire, England, TF10 8LR
The small Norman church of St Michael's at Upton Cressett is as pretty as a picture, set beside an Elizabethan manor hall in a quiet valley west of Bridgnorth. Upton Cressett, Shropshire, England, WV16 6UH
Wow! Now, here's a church with history! The Grade-I listed church of St Andrew's is built upon part of the former Roman town of Viroconium and incorporates Roman bricks and stones throughout. Wroxeter, Shropshire, England, SY5 6PH
The Talbot Hotel is a traditional 16th century coaching inn and has been recently refurbished to modern standards throughout. It has a contemporary bar and restaurant which offer a delightful traditional menu and a fine choice of ales and 8 en-suite letting rooms.