Friday, 26 March 2021

Churches (97) : St Laurence, Church Stretton

The parish church of St Laurence in Church Stretton, Shropshire, dates from the 12th century. The Norman nave is a surviving part of the church from that period. The transepts were built in the 13th century in the Early English style. The upper stage of the tower and the chancel added in the 15th.

A vestry was added in 1831, the church was restored in the 1860s, 1882 and 1932. The church is mostlly built from rubble stone with an ashlar dressing.