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All Saints Church Gresford

The Green
Gresford
Wrexham
North Wales.
LL12 8RG
Tel: 01978 852236
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Features of All Saints

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The South View

As you approach All Saints through the South Gate you will see the impressive yew trees. The eldest tree is over 1600 years old. The other yews were planted in 1726.

The Yew trees

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The Lady Chapel

The Lady Chapel

chapel altar

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The Nave

The nave

The church is a rectangular chamber with no structural divisions between the aisles and the chapels at the east end. The arcading consists of seven bays which do not extend to the east wall. The Clestory windows add greatly to the lightness of the church.

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The Chancel

The chancel looking into the nave

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The High Altar

The High Altar & Screen

The screen which separates the nave from the chancel is fifteenth century, probably from the Ludlow workshop. The wainscoting, and the fan vaulting which is further ornamented by liernes, make it one of the finest screens in Wales.

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The Trevor Chapel

The Trevor chapel

St Catherines Chapel, is also known as the 'Trevor' chapel after the the Trevors, who lived in Trevalyn Hall, in the parish of Gresford. The memorial under the east window is of John Trevor who died in 1589. The Trevor Chapel also houses a painting commemorating the Greford Colliery disaster of 1934, when 266 men died.

Gresford Mine DisasterMemorial


  • 15th Century Screen,
  • Misericords,
  • Ancient Glass,
  • Gilded Bosses,
  • Green Man,
  • Notable Memorials
  • Early Victorian Brass
  • Picina,
  • Mediaeval Font
  • Romano-British Stone
  • Hatchments
  • Burial-Boards
  • Hill 3 manual Organ,
  • The Peal of Bells (One of the seven wonders of Wales)
  • Chandeliers
  • A Venerable Yew Tree
  • Parish Records from 1661
  • Miners Memorial painting commemorating the Gresford Colliery Disaster in which 266 men lost their lives on September 22nd 1934.
  • Mentioned in the Doomsday book Often called "The best Cheshire Church in Wales"

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