Ingestre Church

Ingestre Church is said to be by Wren, but, as far as I can see, without much evidence apart from the fact that Walter Chetwynd, the then owner of Ingestre Hall, was an FRS as well as MP for Stafford, interested in antiquities and natural history, and regarded by Gregory King as ‘a great ornament of his country’.   So, it’s possible that he asked Wren for a design.   It’s quite simple outside, more ornamented, particularly in its plasterwork inside:-



There’s a good monument to the Eighteenth Earl of Shrewbury:-



And two busts said to be by Thomas Kirk, an Irish sculptor:-



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