All Saints, Forton
All Saints, Forton, Nr Newport, Shropshire TF10 8BY View on map
Standing on an elevated site overlooking the Aqualate estate, All Saints possesses substantial early medieval fabric with its 13th century chancel and tower. Re modelled in 1723 to a high quality of work both externally and internally with restrained plastered ceiling and fine Tuscan arcading. 17th century alabaster table tomb by Garratt Hollemans to Sir Thomas Skrymsher d.1633, builder of the original Aqualate Hall and his wife Anne d.1656.
Daily during daylight hours.
- Is part of Ride and Stride
Forton village is on the A519 Newport to Eccleshall road. Turn east at crossroads in Forton. Rail: Telford or Stafford (12 miles). Bus: No.350 (Eccleshall to Newport).
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes