Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England Sights

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St. Chad Review

On a hilltop west of the town center, this church designed by George Steuart, the architect of Attingham Park, is one of England's most original ecclesiastical buildings. Completed in 1792, the round Georgian church is surmounted by a tower that is in turn square, octagonal, and circular—and finally topped by a dome. When being built, it provoked riots among townsfolk averse to its radical style. The interior has a fine Venetian east window and a brass Arts and Crafts pulpit.

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  • Address: St. Chad's Terr., Shrewsbury, SY1 1JX | Map It
  • Phone: 01743/365478
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Apr.–Oct., daily 8–5; Nov.–Mar., daily 8–1
  • Location: Shrewsbury
Updated: 06-12-2013

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