Cowleigh (Malvern)


Anglican: St Peter

On Cowleigh Bank to the north of Malvern. Built of Malvern stone in 1863-66, by G E Street, as a chapelry to West Malvern. A fairly typical 19th century interior with a good collection of stained glass, mainly by Clayton and Bell.  St Peter’s is usually open during daylight hours.

cowleigh ext july 2012          cowleigh int july 2012

                                                                  St Peter’s Church, July 2012.

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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 Mathon includes Cowleigh.
                         Grade II Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.
                         Historic England listing: Please Click Here.
                         Church Plans Online:   Ground plan of 1862 – 66. (G E Street)
                         A Church Near You.
                         Family History Website.

Nearby churches in this area:  Malvern Link,  Great Malvern,  West Malvern,  Malvern Deanery

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