Far Forest


Anglican: Holy Trinity

Located in the north west corner of Worcestershire, close to the boundary with Shropshire. A small cruciform church built in 1844 as a chapelry of Bewdley. Designed by Abraham Perkins.  Open daily 9am to 4.30pm. ( Ref Vicar, March 2014.)  

Far Forest Ext Aug 2012.          Far Forest Int May 2014

Holy Trinity Church,  August 2012.                                                    Interior View, May 2014.

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References and some further sources:

Bridges, Tim:  Churches of Worcestershire,  2005.
Brooks, Alan and Nikolaus Pevsner:  The Buildings of England, Worcestershire, 2007.

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

Websites:    British History Online:  Entry for Bewdley has references to Far Forest.
                     Grade II Listed Building: Listing Details Here.
                     Parish Website.
                     A Church Near You.
                     Family History Website.
                     Historic England Listing:  Please Click Here


Baptist:  Far Forest Baptist Church.

 Far Forest Bap Ext May 2014          For Forest Bap Int May 2014

                                       Far Forest Baptist Church (Prepared for a wedding, May 31st 2014)

 Heart of England Baptist Association

Methodist:  Callow Hill Wesleyan Methodist Church.

A mile east of Far Forest just off the A456.  Built by a local builder in 1864 this small church is still in regular use for worship and celebrated 150 years in May 2014.

Callow Hill Meth Ext May 2014          Callow Hill Meth Int May 2014

                                                        Callow Hill Methodist Church, May 2014.

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References:    Full details on the Bibliography Page.
 Brooks, Alan and Nikolaus Pevsner. Buildings of England:  Worcestershire, 2007.

 Kidderminster Methodist Circuit Website.  Click on Churches for link to Callow Hill. 

Nearby Worcestershire churches are:  Bayton,  Bewdley,  Ribbesford,  Kidderminster Deanery

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