The village of Leintwardine lies close to the Shropshire border, at the confluence of the rivers Teme and Clun.
Leintwardine’s claim to fame is its association with Sir Banastre Tarleton who lived here. He fought in the American War of Independence, but was not portrayed in a good light in the film The Patriot, starring Mel Gibson.

 

Churches of Leintwardine

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church - Leintwardine

    The church at Leintwardine of St. Mary Magdalene is mainly 13th/14th century, although it is built on Saxon and Norman foundations
    The Lady Chapel formerly the Mortimer Chapel, was constructed by Roger de Mortimer in order to offer Masses for the souls of his wife and Mistress – Queen Isabella, and her husband Edward 2nd.

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buildings of Leintwardine

  • Seedly House - Leintwardine History

    Seedly House Leintwardine was built in the 18th century, and although not the prettiest of buildings it was home to the Mason family for a great many years in the 19th century during which time they made improvements to the interior.

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