A video tour exploring the history of St Mary’s Church in Rostherne

PUBLISHED: 08:12 10 November 2020

St Mary’s Church in Rostherne  (c) James Balme, Tvpresenter4history

St Mary’s Church in Rostherne (c) James Balme, Tvpresenter4history

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Join Cheshire Life’s History columnist James Balme as he visits the hills above Rostherne

High on a hill high above Rostherne Mere in Cheshire stands the archaic site of St Mary’s Church. In a deed dated 1188 AD the site and indeed a religious building is mentioned. Whilst the church that stands today has been added to over time we know for a fact that a steeple was originally constructed in 1533 only to come crashing down in November 1741 causing great damage to the original building.

Join James as he takes a ‘history walk’ around this site to explore what details remain to this day.

For more videos exploring the history of Cheshire go the TVPresenter4History Youtube channel

Or you can keep up to date with James’ latest travel at facebook.com/historymancheshirelife

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