St Mary's, Longnor - Steeplewood Fold
This is a Grade 1 Listed Church (built circa 1280 A.D.), which was originally a chapel to Condover, then a private chapel to the Corbett family of Longnor Hall, before becoming the parish church.
It is an ancient building in medieval style (Early English), which has been lovingly conserved over the years. Two new stained glass roundel windows were put into the East window to commemorate the Millennium.
The church is part of the Steeplewood Fold group of churches comprises six parishes – Stapleton, Dorrington, Longnor, Leebotwood, Smethcote and Woolstaston. The parishes have an approximate civil population of approximately 2000 and most lie to the west of the A49 trunk road between Shrewsbury and Church Stretton: approximately 5 miles distant from each.
The parishes of the Steeplewood Fold are committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies. The Diocese of Hereford’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA). If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.