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The ancient church of Shobdon, Herefordshire

George Robert Lewis

The ancient church of Shobdon, Herefordshire

by George Robert Lewis

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Published by P. Richardson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shobdon Church.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementillustrated and described by George R. Lewis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA5471.S5 L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6577616M
    LC Control Number15013457
    OCLC/WorldCa6007938

    The architecture of fragility The church that replaced the 12th-century one at Shobdon was just as remarkable in its way as that lost Romanesque masterpiece, but it could scarcely be more different. It was built for the Bateman family, 18th-century lords of the . Ledicot is a Grade II listed building in Shobdon, Herefordshire,, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.

    Name: Shobdon, County of Herefordshire Place type: Village Location: Grid Ref: SO • X/Y co-ords: , • Lat/Long: , Bob and Bea were in attendance when HRH The Prince of Wales visited Shobdon Church on Friday 31st January HRH was greeted by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Herefordshire, The Countess of Darnley JP who presented The Earl of Darnley DL, Bob and Bea, The Chairman of Herefordshire Council, Councillor Olwyn Barnett, The Bishop of Ludlow, The Rt Reverend Alistair Magowan and the Local .

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The ancient church of Shobdon, Herefordshire by George Robert Lewis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shobdon is a pretty village in Herefordshire, a few miles to the north-west of Leominster, the property of Lord Bateman. The ancient church was pulled clown, (for what reason is totally unknown,) about the middle of the last century (in ), to give place to a new building, in which the old tower seems to have been preserved, though now almost hidden by the modern improvements.

john the evangelist, shobdon, herefordshire Situated between Leominster and Knighton on B and is sign posted off this road This unique church has its.

Canal Pool, and perhaps the pool north-west of the church, presumably formed a part of the formal landscape at Shobdon depicted c As noted above, it is possible that Mr Greening's work at Shobdon in the early s extended outside the formal gardens to the landscape beyond.

A delightful 13th-century church in Herefordshire's Golden Valley, St Faith's boasts a superb Tudor memorial to Blanche Parry, Elizabeth I's confidante, with the earliest depiction of the queen as Gloriana.

Status: Ancient Parish Parish church: St. John the Evangelist Parish registers begin: Parish registers: Bishop’s Transcripts: Nonconformists include: Adjacent Parishes Byton Pembridge Eardisland Aymestrey Kingsland Historical Descriptions The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales SHOBDON, a parish, with a village, in Leominster district, Hereford; 2¼ miles NNW of Pembridge r.

Shobdon’s current church dates back to around (although there is a considerably older font inside the church and the tower is also Norman (at least in part)). The interior of the church is in Walpolean Gothic, or Strawberry Hill Gothic if you’d prefer.

It is not Rococo, or /5(33). Shobdon is a parish 7 m. W.N.W. of Leominster. The church with its richly ornamented 12th-century arches, reconstructed in Shobdon Park, and the early 18th-century mansion of Shobdon Court are or were the principal monuments. Ecclesiastical (1). Parish Church of St.

John the Evangelist stands immediately to the N. of Shobdon Court. The walls. Shobdon, a village and a parish in Herefordshire. The village stands near the river Lugg, 2½ miles NNW of Pembridge station on the G.W.R., and 8 WNW of Leominster.

It has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.). The first known church at Shobdon was a timber chapel, built in Anglo Saxon times. The second was a stone church built in the 12th century, the brainchild of Oliver de Merlemond, who employed the knight Bernard to build it for him.

Shobdon Church Preservation Trust’s role is protecting the fabric of this building of national importance for future generations. Read more about the work of the SCPT.

The church of St John the Evangelist, Shobdon is open from am to pm in summer and until dark in winter. To visit the church using sat nav enter postcode HR6 9LZ.

Shobdon Arches (Herefordshire Historic Environment Record reference no. ) This folly was erected in when the 12th century church of St. John the Evangelist was demolished. The Shobdon Arches incorporate the Norman chancel arch and two Norman doorways of this church.

The tympana were added separately. Shobdon Church is a hugely important work of architecture. It has a direct connection to Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill in Twickenham and the.

The ancient church of Shobdon, Herefordshire, illustrated and described: By George R. Lewis, Dedicated by permission to the Right Honourable Lord Bateman, of Shobdon Court, Herefordshire, and Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire Lewis, G.

(George Robert), [ Book, Microform: ] At 2 libraries. From the church at Shobdon later removed and re-erected in Shobdon Park, Herefordshire, England Shobdon Church was demolished in the 18th century and its two doorways with their tympana and the chancel arch were re-erected in Shobdon Park as a folly and are now decayed from weathering.

SHOBDON CP, SHOBDON PARK, Church of St John the Evangelist GV I Parish church. Probably C14, rebuilt for Richard Bateman. Coursed rubble with slate roof. C14 west tower, nave, transepts and chancel C Gothick style rebuild. West tower of two stages with crenellated parapet, battered plinth and string course.

Church of St. John the Evangelist. Shobdon, Herefordshire Map Shobdon, Herefordshire Image. The Watch came at a crucial time as, despite as stalwart effort by the Shobdon Church Preservation Trust, their 10 year, £1m campaign was running out of steam.

Nearby recommended towns & villages. Shobdon. in the county of Herefordshire ( miles, km) Shobdon, first mentioned in the Domesday Book, remains today, very much as it always has been, a great agricultural area.

"They sent me to a place called Shobdon " Herefordshire's Labour Camp When I learned of the existence of 'Instructional Centres' for the unemployed during the s and the fact that one was built in Shobdon, Herefordshire, I was determined to discover its location.

Shobdon Church, Leominster. likes 3 talking about this were here. Church of St John the Evangelist, Shobdon, Herefordshire HR6 9LZ Listed Grade 1 Strawberry Hill Gothic Parish Church.

The Church of St John is a Church of England parish church at Shobdon in the English county of Herefordshire. Of 14th century origins, the church was completely rebuilt between for John Bateman, 2nd Viscount Bateman, in a Rococo style under the supervision of Bateman's uncle, The Honourable Richard Bateman, a close friend of Horace Walpole, and a member of his Committee of Taste.

Simon Jenkins Denomination: Anglican. There is one sessile oak (Quercus petraea) at Wagoner's Oak Farm in Shobdon (county of Herefordshire).

This tree is called "The Wagoner's Oak".The Wagoner's Oak used to be celebrated as one of the most shapely and vigorous in Britain. When Chris Mayes updated the record for the Ancient Tree Hunt inhalf the crown had recently been blown out and all that remains now is a tall self.SHOBDON (St.

John the Evangelist), a parish, in-the union of Leominster, hundred of Stretford, county of Hereford, 5½ miles (E. S. E.) from Presteign. The parish is .Shobdon Court is a Grade II listed building in Shobdon, County of Herefordshire, England.

See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of .