Peterchurch is a very large village in the spectacularly beautiful Golden Valley.
This village was home to Private Robert Jones VC, a hero of Rorke’s Drift – the major battle in South Africa of the Anglo Zulu war of 1879. He and his comrades successfully defended their station against numerous attacks by around 3.5000 Zulu warriors. For more information go to Robert Jones on the right of this page
Churches of Peterchurch
- St. Peter's Church - Peterchurch
The church of St. Peter sits in the middle of the village of Peterchurch, and dates from the 12th century, but there was possibly an earlier Saxon building nearer to the River Dore.Read More >
The church was extensively restored by the Victorians.
News from the Past Peterchurch
- Peterchurch News from the Past
Of murder, a glorious description of Peterchurch, and much much moreRead More >