Lud's Church, STS
[O.S. Ref: Ref: SJ 987 656]
Dedication: None

Not a church at all, but a deep chasm in the the Millstone Grit bedrock created by a massive landslip on the hillside above Gradbach, Staffordshire, supposed to have been used as a secret place of worship by the Lollards when they were being persecuted for their religious beliefs.

Lud's Church may well be the 'Green Chapel' of 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight', which was written in the local dialect in the late 14th-century.

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