St Martin, Barcheston

St Martin, Barcheston, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire CV36 5AY View on map

Grade II* listed 12th century Cotswold stone church with substantial alterations 13th - 16th century. Noted for its leaning tower ‘the Pisa of Warwickshire’. The south aisle was built to house the fine alabaster table tomb of William and Anne Willington. Their daughter Mary married William Sheldon who established what is understood to be England’s first tapestry weaving enterprise in the Manor House at Barcheston in the second half of the sixteenth century.

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