Worcester St Barnabas


Anglican: St Barnabas-  Rainbow Hill, Worcester

A red brick church built in 1885 to the designs of local architect Ernest Day. The Rainbow Hill area, to the north-east of the city centre, had expanded greatly in the second half of the 19th century. 

St Barnabas is usually open daily during daylight hours.

   St Barnabas Church from undated postcard.

worcs st barnabas april 2011          worcs st barnabas int april 2011

                                                  St Barnabas Church, April 2011

For more pictures from 2011:  Please Click Here.                                               (www.flickr.com/tudorbarlow)

References and some further sources:
Bridges, Tim. Churches of Worcestershire (2005)
Brooks, Alan, and Nikolaus Pevsner. Buildings of England: Worcestershire  (2007)

 n.b. Full details of these books are on the bibliography and sources page.

For a short history of St Barnabas church please click here. (PDF document)
For an extract from the Worcester Chronicle describing the opening of the new church, please click here. (Word document)

Websites:        British History Online:  Entry for Worcester Churches has a reference to St Barnabas.
                         Parish Website.
                         A Church Near You.
                         Family History Website.

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