About this church
Sculpted out of white alabaster it is almost certainly the work of Epiphanius Evesham (1570-1633), a major English sculptor. Sir Adrian appears to be very dignified, listening attentively to the service and much at ease on top of his tomb located in front of a fifteenth century rood screen.
The Scrope family were favourites with royalty and are even mentioned in three Shakespeare plays; Henry V, Richard II and Henry IV.
St Leonard’s is an early 14th century building situated among the farms and houses of the village.