Anglican: St Leonard

This church, on a prominent hillside site to the west of the village, was founded in 1140 and retains its Norman chancel arch. Later additions include the 16th century Sheldon Chapel with some fine tombs and effigies.

Beoley          Beoley Feb 2009

                                                                                                     St Leonard’s Church.  February 2009.

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References and some further sources

Aiken, John. Census of Religious Worship, 1851: The Returns for Worcestershire.
Bridges, Tim. Churches of Worcestershire (2005)
Brooks, Alan, and Nikolaus Pevsner. Buildings of England: Worcestershire  (2007)
Morgan, Paul. Inspections of churches and parsonage houses in the Diocese of Worcester in 1674, 1676, 1684, and 1687 (1986)
Noake, John. The Rambler in Worcestershire or, Stray Notes on Churches and Congregations.  Volume II: (1851)
Ransome, Mary. The State of the Bishopric of Worcester, 1782-1808  (1968)
Stanton, George K.. Rambles and researches among Worcestershire churches: with historical notes relating to the several parishes  Volume II : (1886)

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

 Websites:        British History Online:
                          Church Plans Online:  Ground plan for 1844 for reseating (Harvey Eginton)
                          Grade I Listed Building:  Listing details here.
                          Historic England list entry for Beoley church
                          Parish Website
                          A Church Near You
                          Family History Website

Redditch, Church Hill, St Andrew’s Church.

Opened in 1984 as a shared Methodist/Anglican church to serve the area of Redditch New Town known as Church Hill. Most services are now (2014) Methodist.

Church Hill St Andrew Jan 2008

St Andrew’s Church, January 2008.

Website:  Bromsgrove and Redditch Methodist Circuit.

Other nearby churches are:  Alvechurch,  Ipsley,  Redditch


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