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Clunbury: St Swithin

Clunbury w Clunton

Address: Clunbury Craven Arms SY7 0HG

Telephone Number: 01588 640401

Deaconry: LUDLOW


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The present grade 1 listed church was built in the 12th century as some of the doors and windows indicate, but it may have been built on an earlier religious site as the semi-circular shape of the wall on the west side of the churchyard suggests. It was extended in the later Norman period, and its tower has undergone various repairs. There was much restoration in the Victorian era. It has an excellent organ in good condition. The six bells which date from 1620 to 1887 were restored and rehung in 2009, and are often used by the Bellringers group, and visiting ringers.

The building and the churchyard are generally in good condition, and a project to provide much needed toilet and kitchen facilities is almost at the building stage. We are fortunate to have much support in the community for regular and less common tasks that need to be done, everything from churchyard mowing, flower arranging, cleaning, hoisting of flags and winding of clocks are done with care and commitment, and we have an active and enthusiastic group of bellringers.

Caring for God's Acre are now fostering a wild flower meadow in the churchyard.

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The parish of Clunbury w Clunton is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Hereford’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

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