Bengeworth

 

Anglican: St Peter


Bengeworth is the district of Evesham which lies on the south bank of the River Avon opposite the town centre. St Peter's is a nineteenth century replacement for  a medieval church on another site which was demolished in 1870. It is a large church designed in the Decorated style by T D Barry of Liverpool and built between 1870/72.
The church is usually open every day. (Ref A Church Near You, May 2015.)

Bengeworth           Bengeworth St Peter Feb 2010

                                                                       St Peter's Church. February 2010

For other recent pictures Please Click Here.  (www.flickr.com/tudorbarlow)  There are also up to date images in A Church Near You, link below.

 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)

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

 Websites:        British History Online:   www.british-history.ac.uk    A brief entry dated 1848.
                          Grade II Listed Building:  Listing Details here.
                          English Heritage list for England: click here
                          Church Plans Online:  Ground plans of 1847 (presumably for the original church)
                          A Church Near You.   Up to date and very informative. (May 2015)
                          Family History Website
                          Church Website

Other churches in this area:  Evesham,  Hampton,  Hinton-on-the-Green,  Sedgeberrow.

 

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