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The third church on the same grounds, this one is from the mid-18th century. The inside looks far newer (Victorian), but is actually based on Walpole’s property, Strawberry Hill.
A bright and light, rather flowery inside makes the place seem very open and inviting.
Friday 27th July 18, we awoke to a hot sunny morning, which continued that way all day. My husband and I decided to take a stroll through the village and go to visit Shobdon Church.
The first known church at Shobdon was a timber chapel,...More
This church looks like so many others. You drive up a long smart road, past a cricket pavilion in a field of wheat and the church rch sits on its own opposite the ex cricket field. Only on opening the door do you realise that...More
The church of St John the Evangelist, Shobdon is the prettiest church where I have ever attended a service, the garden surrounds are perfect for photographs. I attended a family wedding here in October 2016 - so happy I was able to fly from Oz...More
We had been told about this unique church by a friend & went to see it for ourselves, & were not dissapointed. The church is Gothic & Rococo in design which is very unusual & has a painted interior, the wall colours being two toned...More
On the outside Shobdon Church is a pretty parish church similar to very many others. The grounds are neatly kept and the setting is very peaceful. But inside..... What a visual feast for the eyes, and unlike anything else you will see in a country...More