Shrewsbury, St Alkmund

St Alkmund's, standing in the heart of Shrewsbury, will be celebrating its 1100th anniversary in 2012. It was founded in 912 by Aethelfleda, daughter of King Alfred.  The Tower and spire date from 1475.  The nave and chancel were built in Gothic Revival style in 1795.

The church is open daily from 0900 to 1700. Sung Eucharist is held on Sundays at 10.00, said Eucharist on Thursdays at 1030.

 

The East window (illustrated) was painted by Francis Eginton 1795 after a painting by Guido Reni.

Read more about St Alkmund's Church and the work of the church community.