Anglican: St Nicholas

 A Norman nave with other work from later periods. There are medieval wall paintings on the south wall of the nave possibly going back to the 14th century. The chancel was altered in the eighteenth century and there was a general restoration by W J Hopkins in 1884/85. Not normally open, see A Church Near You (below) for contact details.

pinvin from the air.          pinvin int c1910

   St Nicholas, The Church in the Fields. (Undated)                            St Nicholas Interior, c1910.

                                          Two images above are reproduced from pictures displayed in the church.

pinvin ext sept 2014          pinvin int sept 2014

                                                            St Nicholas’ Church, September 2014

For more pictures from 2014:  Please Click Here.                    (

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. XII (1935)
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, The Hive Worcester, Parish Papers:

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

Websites:        British History Online:   Entry for Pershore, St Andrew, includes Pinvin.
                         Grade II* Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.
                         Historic England listing: Please Click Here.
                         A Church Near You.
                         Family History Website.

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