Anglican: St Leonard

St Leonard’s is built into a considerable slope and constructed in dark red sandstone. Of Norman origins with work from several later periods. The nave, aisles and porch were rebuilt in 1864/65.
Clent          Clent Ext March 2014

St Leonard’s Church from old undated postcard.                                       St Leonard’s Church, March, 2014..

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References and some further sources:
Aitken, 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)
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 page.

 Websites:        British History Online:  Entry for Clent, 1913.
                          Grade II* Listed Building:  Listing details here.
                          Historic England listing:  Please Click Here.
                          Parish Website.
                          A Church Near You.
                          Family History Website.

Holy Cross. Roman Catholic Church of St Wulstan and St Oswald.

A 17th century barn which, in 1926, was given to the local catholic parish to use as a church. Served from the Church of Our Lady and All Saints in Stourbridge, it closed for worship in 2012.

Holy Cross Ext March 2014.

Holy Cross.  March 2014.

A Grade II Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.
Historic England listing:  Please Click Here.

 Other nearby churches are:  Belbroughton,  Blakedown,  Hagley,  Stourbridge Deanery

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