Astley

 

Anglican: St Peter


A significant church built of red sandstone. It has a Norman nave and chancel with various additions and restorations from later periods, principally by Harvey Eginton (1837/38) and by the Rector, Rev M B Buckle in 1903/04.
St Peter's is usually open during daylight hours.

Astley_St_Peter                               St Peter's,  Aug 2011

                                                                                                                    St Peter's,  August 2011.

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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)
Noake, John. The Rambler in Worcestershire or, Stray Notes on Churches and Congregations.  Volume III:  (1854)
Ransome, Mary. The State of the Bishopric of Worcester, 1782-1808  (1968)

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

 Websites:        British History Online:   www.british-history.ac.uk
                          Grade I Listed building:  www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk
                          English Heritage list for England: click here
                          Church Plans Online:  Eginton 1837/38.      Buckle 1904.
                          Parish Website   (Village Homepage. Follow link to Church of St Peter.) 
                          A Church Near You
                          Family History Website

Wilden to Witley Church Trail.

Nearby churches are:  Abberley,  Areley Kings,  Great Witley,  Shrawley,  Stourport on Severn

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