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Our Lady and St John the Baptist RC, Ashley

Our Lady and St John the Baptist RC, Ashley, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire TF9 4JY View on map

Small village church built 1823 in Moorish Gothic style with later alterations and additions. One of the first Catholic churches in the area at the time of the Catholic Emancipation Act. Notable original plastered and painted ceiling and the 'Western Gallery'.


Opening Arrangements

All year; Saturdays 12pm-6pm.


M50 junction 4, B4221 to Crow Hill. At 'the Moody Cow' pub follow signs to Kempley and Dymock. Church is signposted ½ mile from The Crews crossroads. Rail: Hereford (15 miles), Gloucester (approximately 17 miles). Bus: No 32 (Gloucester to Ross-on-Wye) stops at Upton Bishop Cross approximately 1 mile from the church.

Parking Spaces


On-street parking.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes