The red brick exterior of St Andrew’s dates to c. 1763; however, some of its features are medieval. The south wall of the chancel, in which there are traces of a blocked round-headed window, is Late Saxon, while the font is Norman. The priest’s doorway arch and roll moulding date to c. 1200, and the north arcade and the north chapel are fourteenth-century features. The marble Wolryche funerary monument in the chancel, commemorating Francis Wolryche (Lord of the Dudmaston estate) and his wife Margaret Bromley, is a particularly striking feature, and you’ll also find in the north aisle a funerary monument to Mary Wolryche (née Griffith), who was married to Francis and Margaret’s grandson. These date to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
The church also has some special military connections. In the churchyard to the left of the door is a plaque in honour of Lt. Thomas Wilkinson, who was awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War and was from the parish. You will also find a Guidon (pennant) of the Royal Dragoons hanging in the nave in recognition of the Hamilton-Russell family, who are local to the parish, and their longstanding service with the Blues and Royals.
The dower house to the north of the church dates to the seventeenth century.
There is parking for several cars at the bottom of the embankment in front of the church, the path to the church is at a slight incline, but still accessible. The church is not always open and to guarantee access you will need to contact the church wardens (contact details can be found here: https://www.alveleyandquattparishes.co.uk/about-us.html). But it is easy to find and can be seen from the A422.
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