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St James, Wigmore

St James, Wigmore, Herefordshire HR6 9UD View on map

Late 11th century parish church founded as a collegiate church by the Mortimer family, partly rebuilt and extended in 14th and 15th centuries. Restored 1864 by G Bodley. Notable interior monuments to the Davies and Kevill Davies families of Croft Castle and Wigmore. Some fragments of 14th century glass in south east aisle window.


Opening Arrangements

Daily, approx. 8:30am-5:30pm (later during summer months). Vestry and tower not accessible (locked) but can be opened by request from key holder.


Situated on south bank of River Severn within the Ironbridge Gorge in the village of Jackfield. Rail: Telford Central (7 miles). Bus: regular services from Telford to Ironbridge (30 mins walk thereafter)

Parking Spaces


Parking available from March 2016. Otherwise on the Tile Museum car park opposite the church.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No