Ipsley (Redditch)


Anglican: St Peter

A 13th century church much altered in the 18th century when the aisles were demolished. It was then largely rebuilt and restored by Frederick Preedy in 1866/67.
For opening information please see Parish Website for contacts.
Ipsley          Ipsley Ext Dec 2006

    St Peter’s Church from undated postcard.                               St Peter’s Church,  December 2006.

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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)
Ransome, Mary. The State of the Bishopric of Worcester, 1782-1808  (1968)
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, The Hive Worcester, Parish Papers: Ipsley, Ref.850

n.b. Full details of these books are on the Bibliography Page. 

Websites:          British History Online:  Entry for Ipsley. (Transferred from Warwickshire in 1931)
                           Grade II* Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.
                           Historic England listing:  Please Click Here
                           Parish Website.
                           A Church Near You.
                           Family History Website.


St Peter’s Ipsley has two modern daughter churches in Redditch “New Town.”


Greenlands, St John the Evangelist.

Designed by Trinity Road Developments Ltd., 1990.

Greenlands Ext Jan 2008          Greenlands Int Jan 2008

                                                         St John the Evangelist,  January 2008.

St John the Evangelist Parish Website.
A Church Near You.

Matchborough, Christ Church.

Designed by Thomas White Associates, 1988.


Matchborough Ext Jan 2008          Matchborough Int July 2012

    Christ Church Exterior,  January 2008.                                   Christ Church Family Day, July 2012.

Christ Church Parish Website.
A Church Near You.

Other nearby churches:  Redditch,  Beoley

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