Ightfield

Located in Whitchurch, North Shropshire.

The village lies in the centre of Hunting country in a fairy flat, pond-studded area. Tucked away in a corner is the perpendicular church which was almost totally restored in the nineteenth century. Inside, there are two good brasses, one of William Mainwaring and the other of his daughter Dame Margaret Calverely. Ightfield Hall, said to have a haunted room, is a timbered and moated sixteenth century farm. The avenue linking the church and hall was supposedly planted overnight by the devil as a result of a lost wager between himself and one of the Mainwarings.