St Oswald

St Oswald was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1085 and also in a tithe document in Shrewsbury the same year.

About this church

A spacious church, its arcades and windows are a result of the restoration of 1872-4 by GE Street.

Inside you can see a fine stone monument to Hugh Yale who died around 1616 and was a kinsman of the founder of Yale University in the USA. By his side is his wife, Dorothy.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Social heritage stories
  • Famous connections

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Level access to the main areas
  • Car park at church
  • On street parking at church

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St Silin

The historic church of Owain Glyndwr and resting place of the celebrated poet Huw Morus, Eos Ceiriog.

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