SO4062 : Legacy of Bateman-Shobdon, Herefordshire

taken 9 years ago, near to Shobdon, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Legacy of Bateman-Shobdon, Herefordshire
Legacy of Bateman-Shobdon, Herefordshire
An interior view of the gallery at Shobdon parish church. The original church, in what some consider an act of 18th century vandalism, was demolished by Viscount Bateman and this replacement built retaining the 13th century tower. All that remains of the old church are the Shobdon Arches away to the north, well-weathered now after a couple of centuries and more of wind and rain, placed there to enhance the park. A visit to Kilpeck church (SO 4430) will give an idea of what may have been lost. The building was Grade I listed on 11th June 1959. Time taken 11.10 am BST (British Summer Time). Source:British Listed Buildings.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites  Country estates 
Place (from Tags)
Herefordshire  North Herefordshire  Shobdon  Kilpeck  Shobdon Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4010 6285 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:15.6323N 2:52.7425W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4011 6285
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Church  Parish Church  Shobdon Arches  Viscount Bateman  Rococo Gothick  Richard Bateman 

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