Church of St Mary the Virgin, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

We are so fortunate to have these Churches preserved for the Nation. Even though this is a redundant Church there are people committed to maintaining its beauty and dignity for the world to enjoy.

It has been a regular place of worship for centuries and has some remarkable features including one of the tallest spires of any English Church and some beautiful stained glass. It’s Jesse window features scenes from the Old Testament prophets, Kings and scenes from¬† the life of St Bernard.

Additional windows were purchased in the early 19th century by the Reverend Rowland from the Abbey of Altenburg near Cologne and demonstrate the skill of German stained glass