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Holy Trinity Church, Buildwas




Introduction Information Services Location Gallery History

Introduction
Welcome to Holy Trinity Church, Buildwas. Below you will find details of our clergy and leaders, a list of our services, the location of our church, a short history of the church and gallery of pictures. If you are ever in this area please visit us - you will be made very welcome.

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Information
Associate Minister:
The Rev. Peter Shaw

The Vicarage, Eaton Constantine, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 6RF
Phone: 01952-510304(home)
Email: pandsjshaw@clara.co.uk

Readers:
Ros Andrew
Doreen Brown

Wardens:
Sarah Stretton
Kathleen Poole

Buildwas Village is now on Facebook: Click here to visit the site. This will be in a separate window.

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Services
Below is a list of our regular services. Any changes / extra services can also be found below.


Day

Time

Service
1st Sunday of the month 3.00 pm Holy Communion
2nd Sunday of the month 3.00 pm Evening Service
3rd Sunday of the month 3.00 pm Holy Communion
4th Sunday of the month 3.00 pm Evening Service
5th Sunday of the month - Deanery Service at one of the churches
Sunday 12th June
Trinity 3
3.00 pm Holy Communion
Sunday 31st July
Trinity 10
11.00 am Deanery Service at Wroxeter

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Location
Holy Trinity Church, Buildwas is sited about 4 miles south of the A5/M54 about 2 mile south of the Wrekin.

If you would like to see a very detailed map of the area (1:50,000) then click here to go to Streetmap. This will open in a separate window.

If you would like an smaller scale map (1:200,000) showing Buildwas relative to the major road network then click here to go to Streetmap. This again will open in a separate window.


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Gallery
Very shortly we hope to include a number of pictures of the church.

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History
Pevsner calls Holy Trinity a ”diminutive building•. The present church dates from 1720 and replaced a medieval church. The chancel was ”gothicized• in 1864. The pulpit is Jacobean. The west gallery is from 1720 and is supported by by strong square pillars, which also support the bellcote.

The chancel (east) window depicts scenes from the life of Christ and dates from around 1864. There are a number of 19th century memorial tablets.

Not far from the church is Buildwas Abbey, which Pevsner says is ”the best preserved group of early Cistercian buildings in southern England•. The abbey was founded in 1135 by Roger de Clinton, Bishop of Chester. The abbey was dissolved in 1536 and the land given to Lord Powis.

The setting is very attractive in the neck of the river valley at the end of Wenclock Edge catching the late afternoon sun along the valley length.

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