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The Church Monuments Society  



The Church Monuments Society was founded in 1979 and offers a focus for all who have an interest in church monuments of all types and periods. It was conceived to encourage the appreciation, study and conservation of church monuments both in the UK and abroad.


Next event: Excursion around Stafford, Saturday 19 May 2018


This excursion (led by Robin Draper) will include freestone and alabaster work from the 16th/17th centuries, classical monuments and a church thought to have been designed by Wren. We will be visiting five churches around Stafford.


For more about this, the Hereford symposium and other events ... see under Events for details and booking forms.


For photos of the Brecon study weekend see https://welshtombs.wordpress.com/2017/10/31/brecon-study-weekend/

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