http://www.danceillustrated.co.uk/?educ=maps17 This Norman church dedicated to St. Michael & All Angels was built in around 1130, but fell into disrepair over the centuries. In the early part of the 18th century repairs were made, and in 1978 it was re-roofed.  This is one of the Herefordshire churches which sports a Green Man!

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http://www.danceillustrated.co.uk/?educ=maps27 Moccas - Herefordshire - St. Michael & All Angles - exterior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Altar

showing the effigy of (probably) Richard de Fresn who died in 1375. The crossed legs depict the fact that he had been on a crusade, and the dog at his feet show that he died at home.

 

Moccas - Herefordshire - St. Michael & All Angles - interior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moccas - Herefordshire - St. Michael & All Angles - effigy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Font

The modern stem to this font supports a 12th century bowl with a 17th century cover.

 

 

Moccas - Herefordshire - St. Michael & All Angles - font

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Memorials

Sir George Cornewall, Baronet

Sir George Cornewall, Baronet, died aged 62 on 27th December 1835. He married Jane, only daughter of William Naper of Loughcrew in Ireland

 

 

Moccas - Herefordshire - St. Michael & All Angles - memorial plaque

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Jane Cornewall

Mary Jane Cornewall, 2nd daughter of Sir George Cornewall and his wife Jane – drowned in the river Wye aged 17 on 5th August 1839.

 

 

 

 

Moccas - Herefordshire - St. Michael & All Angles - memorial plaque 2