- View Desktop Site

SO5174 :: St Laurence's Church Tower

Taken 8 years ago by N Chadwick near Ludlow, Shropshire, England

St Laurence's Church Tower by N Chadwick
St Laurence's Church Tower

Grade I listed building & Parish church. LinkExternal link
Ludlow is a small town in South Shropshire. It is situated on a small hill on the eastern bank of a bend in the River Teme. The town has a long history dating back to Norman times and has nearly 500 listed buildings LinkExternal link , including a castle and one of the largest parish churches in the country. The old town was a 13th century planned grid iron town surrounded by a wall, with seven gates (only one remains). There are many examples of Tudor, Elizabethan and Georgian buildings. Today Ludlow is a thriving Market town with a healthy tourist trade. Described as "The most perfect town in England" - John Betjeman Wikipedia: LinkExternal link Website: LinkExternal link
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed. In Scotland the classification is A Index: LinkExternal link
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   ©Copyright N Chadwick and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
· Find out How to reuse this image · Share: Twitter Facebook Google Plus Pinterest Flipboard WhatsApp · Download Image ·

(click any of the following to view more images)

popup map coverage map navigate
Subject Grid Square SO5174
Subject Lat/Long 52.368056,-2.718570 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Ludlow, Shropshire, England
Photographer N Chadwick
Taken 20101231 201012 2010 (about 8 years ago)
Submitted 2011-01-18
Snippet Ludlow · Grade I & A listed buildings and structures ·
Group Grade I Listed · Laurence's Church ·
Term listed building · st lawrence · parish church ·

View full page at geograph.org.uk/photo/2236914