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ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST PARISH CHURCH, SHOBDON

ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST PARISH CHURCH, SHOBDON
Leominster, United Kingdom
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BACKGROUND

Standing within an idyllic, pastoral landscape in Shobdon, the stone exterior of St. John the Evangelist Parish Church is deceptively humble compared to its dramatic interior of richly decorated finishes and matching furniture and fittings. (...)

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HOW WE HELPED

Included on the 2010 World Monuments Watch, Shobdon Church received much media attention, increasing public awareness on the state of the church and the pressing need for stabilization and repairs. As a result, WMF, English Heritage, the Paul Mellon Estate contributed financial support and technical assistance to assist with urgent repair work. (...)

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WHY IT MATTERS

Shobdon Church is listed as a Grade I historic structure, it is of great national architectural and artistic significance and an integral part of the community. The Shobdon Church Preservation Trust and local community has been an essential advocate in soliciting support and funding from individuals and organizations.