Acton Burnell

St Mary, Acton Burnell SY5 7PE

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Details of keyholder on church noticeboard.

A fine 13th C Grade I listed building. which stands near the ruins of Acton Burnell castle.  Exceptional craftsmanship for a remote parish church.  It has Medieval floor tiling and traces of flower paintings.  It has a table tomb with brasses including one of the finest brasses in Shropshire, along with a magnificent Elizabethan monument to the Lee family.  With the churchyard containing its heritage collection of dafodils it is a special place, with a wealth of history, architecture, horticulture and spirituality.

For more information, visit the St Mary's page on the benefice website

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