Anglican: St Leonard

A delightful and intriguing church situated on the A44 west of Worcester. Part whitewashed with a large weather-boarded timber south tower. Of Norman origins (see the Chancel Arch) with work from several later periods. 

cotheridge exterior cotheridge porch

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References and some further sources:
Aitken, John. Census of Religious Worship, 1851: The Returns for Worcestershire (2000)
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 I: (1848) 

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

 Websites:        British History Online:  Entry for Cotheridge.
                          Grade II* Listed Building: Listing details here.
                          Historic England listing:  Please Click Here.
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                          Family History Website.

Nearby churches in this benefice/area are:  Broadwas,  Crown East,  Knightwick,  Wichenford,  Martley.

Martley and Worcester West Deanery

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