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Food and Local Community History at Melverley Church

Heritage Open Day: Hear all about St Peter’s Church in Melverley and its fascinating history, as a beautiful 12th Century church on the Welsh border. Displays on food, the local communities connections with Agriculture In the beautifully tranquil pastoral setting of the Shropshire/Powys border country, lies the village of Melverley and its church St. Peter's. A rare example of Early English churches constructed of timber, wattle and daub. It is situated on the banks of the River Vyrnwy. St Peter’s Church was rebuilt in 1406 to replace the wooden church that was burnt down by Owain Glyndwr during the Welsh uprisings in 1401. Displays on food and the local community history in photos of agricultural changes. With collections of cooking equipment/utensils from the community alongside stories of who used them and why. Parking and toilets are available on site and there is disabled access to the church. Light refreshments will be available.
Fri 10 Sep:1000-1500 Refreshments available. Sat 11 Sep:1000-1500 Refreshments available. Sun 12 Sep:1000-1500 Refreshments available. Mon 13 Sep:1000-1500. Tues 14 Sep:1000-1500. Wed 15 Sep:1000-1500. Thu 16 Sep:1000-1500. Fri 17 Sep:Closed due to Wedding. Sat 18 Sep:1000-1500 Refreshments available. Sun 19 Sep:1000-1500 Refreshments available. Free Entry.
St. Peter’s Church, Church Lane, Melverley, Shropshire SY10 8PJ
Fri 10 Sep 2021 to Sun 19 Sep 2021
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