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St Michael

Nearly 1,000 years old.

Michaelchurch, Herefordshire

Opening times

Open daily.



Said to have been founded by Bishop Herwald of Llandaff in 1056, this lovely church hugs the side of a remote valley.

A Roman altar is built into a blocked doorway and 13th century wall paintings decorate the walls in the form of masonry lines, borders with chevron design and consecration crosses.

Superimposed on these on the north and south walls are black letter inscriptions from the 16th and 17th centuries.

This church is cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust

  • Captivating architecture

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Social heritage stories

  • Car park at church

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Churches Conservation Trust

Contact information

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