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The Castle Inn

  GOURMET BURGER STEAK NIGHT.   Herefordshire beef burger &...


New Mortimer Ale from Swan Brewery

New beer launched to celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Mortimer's Cross on 2 February from local Swan Brewery

Date Posted: 25/01/2017


Gin and Dinner Evening

We are holding a special dinner hosted by Ott Bryan "Gin Master" from Taste at No.1 Ludlow. A specially prepared 5 cours&helips;

Dates: 28/04/2017 - 28/04/2017

Wigmore Abbey Parish Churches

North Herefordshire village of Leintwardine on the banks of the Teme, west of Ludlow

The Rectory
Watling Street

Tel: 01547 540235
Email: mikecat7@btinternet.com
Web: www.wigmore-abbey.org.uk


Wigmore Parish

Wigmore Abbey Parish is the collective name for nine village churches in the area of North of Herefordshire within the Mortimer Country Consortium. Most of the churches are listed by English Heritage as being of significant architectural merit, many are grade1. 

Village Churches

Six of the churches date from the mediaeval period. Several are associated with the Mortimer Family, builders of Wigmore and Ludlow Castles. Brampton Bryan church was built after the destruction of an earlier church during the ravages of the Civil War. 

Two Churches are Victorian - Downton was formerly the church for Downton Castle Estate and remains unchanged from its completion in the mid nineteenth century. 


Leintwardine also has a churchyard conservation project which would be of interest to environmentalists. Further information can be obtained from the Wigmore Abbey web site.


For accommodation and places to eat near the churches, look at our interactive map

Wigmore Abbey churches can be found near Ludlow in North Herefordshire


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