Welshampton Reredos

The Reredos is a fine piece of Christian art made by Farmer of London who made the Prince Albert Memorial. The two outer panels show the names of Christ in Latin and Greek representing Western and Eastern Christendom.  They are brought together in the central panel which is a beautiful alabaster carving of The Crucifixion … Continue reading Welshampton Reredos

Cockshutt Church Clock

The church clock at Cockshutt is unique and very interesting. It is mentioned in ‘Shropshire Clock and Watchmakers’ by Douglas Elliott.  A brass plate on the movement informs us that the clock was made in 1789 by Bullock and Davies and was the gift of Mr. Roger Jones of London.  Richard Bullock was one of … Continue reading Cockshutt Church Clock

The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb

One of the treasures of Lyneal and Colemere Church, which has been in storage for many years, can now be seen in the North arch of the chancel.  It is a valuable chromolithographic reproduction of one of the world’s most coveted and frequently stolen works of art.  How it came to be at Colemere is … Continue reading The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb