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A bonus for our visit to Stokesay Castle

Built some time after 1068 and established by 1150, it was partially destroyed during the Civil War... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Rex06
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Melbourne, Australia
A fantastic location for a wedding

The church is small and friendly and an ideal location for a wedding, the inside is well maintained... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Roy I
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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“box pews” (3 reviews)
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Stokesay, Craven Arms SY7 9AH, England
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Built some time after 1068 and established by 1150, it was partially destroyed during the Civil War by Roundheads. Surprisingly it was re-built during the Commonwealth and remains as a good example of a 17thC church with its box pews. We also enjoyed the stained...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The church is small and friendly and an ideal location for a wedding, the inside is well maintained but the grounds outside are small

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Being local, I've been to Stokesay Church on many occasions. It's a small church and churchyard right next to Stokesay Castle. If you're visiting the castle, spend a few minutes having a look at the church too. Follow the brown sign from the A49 just...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

An interesting little church.The box pews are beautiful and they have a full peel of bells.I would love to be there when they are ringing.It seems to be well used and very well looked after

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

This small church (chapel) stands just outside the grounds of Stokesay Castle, itself a builing within the provenance of English Heritage. The church has all the memorials usual in such a place, immortalising those who both worked and worshipped in the area aeons ago. Of...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

We went to Stokesay Castle and were advised to pop into the church, so glad we did as it was so peaceful and had a number of interesting features.

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

Lovely old church. Half a mile from Craven Arms. Small pipe organ. Lots of events, e.g. Flower Festival in August over one weekend. Next door to the Castle (toilets there) Friendly people.

Thank D0reen71
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

Great architecture dating back to the 1100s, It was almost destroyed during the Civil War. The church has canopied pews for the nobilty a very plain font and quite an unusual pulpit. There is a strange flight of stairs up the tower as can be...More

Thank Charles G
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Reviewed 21 November 2014

Founded in 1150 by the Say family who owned the manor home, hence the name Stokesay (stoke means settlement), virtually unchanged from Puritan times when it was rebuilt. All box pews and the huge oak door was from 1651.

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