Little Witley


Anglican: St Michael

Rebuilt in 1867 on the lower courses of a 13th century church. The architect was Abraham Perkins who designed this church for the Rev Sale, Rector of Holt. Some of the interior stone carving was done by Mrs Sale, as at Holt. Opening or contact information is not known. (May 2014)

 Lt Witley Ext Aug 2008          Lt Witley Int Aug 2008

                                                                     St Michael’s Church,  August 2008.

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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)
Transactions of Worcestershire Archaeological Society, New Series Vol. XI (1934)

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

Websites:          British History Online:  Entry for Holt includes Little Witley.
                           Grade II Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.
                           Historic England listing:  Please Click Here.
                           A Church Near You
                           Family History Website.

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