Broadheath

 

Anglican:  Christchurch


The present church is of Holt sandstone and was built in 1903-4 by C Ford Whitcombe to replace a Chapel of Ease built in 1837.
Broadheath is the birthplace of Edward Elgar.
Christ Church is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9.30am to 4pm. (Closed 12.30 to 1.30). (Ref: Local information March 2014.)
 

Broadheath Ext March 2014          Broadheath Int March 2014.

                                                                           Christ Church, March 2014.  

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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)

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

Websites:        British History Online: Entry for Hallow contains information on Broadheath church.
                         Grade II Listed Building:  Listing details here.
                         English Heritage list for England: Click here.
                         Church Plans Online:   Ground plans for 1836 and 1903 plus leaflet from 1903.
                         No Parish website found but some church history here.
                         A Church Near You.    Click on link "About the Parish"
                         Family History Website. 

Other churches in this benefice are:  Worcester St Clement,  Worcester St David.

Other nearby churches are:  Crown East,  Martley,  Wichenford Hallow,   Martley Deanery

Former church of 1836.


A chapel of ease was built in 1836/37 by Harvey Eginton. When it was replaced by the new church  in 1903 the old building was incorporated into the village school as a schoolroom and remains in use to this day.

Broadheath Old Church March 2014

Broadheath Old Church, March 2014.

Former Chapel of Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion.

Built in 1825. For information regarding the history of the Countess of Huntingdon and the branch of the Methodist Church which bears her name please visit their website here.

Broadheath Huntingdon Chapel March 2014

 

 

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