Old Church Stoke
|Old Church Stoke|
View of the hamlet of Old Church Stoke
|Old Church Stoke shown within Powys|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||Mid and West Wales|
The name, as a distinct settlement within the township and parish of Churchstoke, was first recorded in the mid-16th century. The current village includes several timber-framed farmhouses of the 17th and 18th century, the former Oak Inn from the same period, and a 19th-century Methodist chapel.
There is several farms located in Old churchstoke, one of the biggest being Upper Aldress, farmed by Robert Kinsey and his family.
- Churchstoke Historic Landscape Characterisation, Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust
- Bird, A. History on the ground: an inventory of unrecorded material relating to the mid-Anglo-Welsh borderland, University of Wales Press, 1977, p.90