Worcester St Stephen


Anglican: St Stephen Barbourne

A large red sandstone church by Frederick Preedy 1861-2. The apsed south chapel was added in 1913 by A Hill Parker. The church has an excellent array of Victorian stained glass by several well known artists while that in the south chapel is by A J Davies of the Bromsgrove Guild, c1920.
St Stephen’s is open on Thursday and Saturday mornings. 


                                                  St Stephen’s Church Interior from undated postcards.

St Stephen barborne ext mar 2009          st stephen barbourne int aug 2009

                                                                       St Stephen’s Church,  2009.

For more pictures from 2009:  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.

Websites:    British History Online:  Entry for Worcester City Churches has a brief reference to St Stephen’s.
                    Grade II Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.   (The architect details are wrong, Frederick Preedy was based in London.)
                    Historic England List: Please Click Here.
                    Parish Website.
                    A Church Near You.
                    Family History Website.

 Nearby churches are:  Claines  and  Worcester St George’s.                    

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