Broadwas

 

Anglican:  St Mary Magdalene

 
A red sandstone church near the River Teme. The nave and chancel date back to the 12th century and there is a fine 14th century south chapel. The church is open daily from April to October. (Ref A Church Near You,  December 2013.)

          Broadwas Ext May 2011

                                                                                                                   St Mary Magdelene,    May 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 II:  (1851)
Ransome, Mary. The State of the Bishopric of Worcester, 1782-1808  (1968)
Transactions of Worcs Archaeological Society New Series Vol. IX (1932)

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

 Websites:       British History Online:  Entry for Broadwas.
                         Grade II* Listed Building.  Listing details here.
                         English Heritage Listing.   Click here.
                         Church Plans Online:      Ground plan for 1881. 
                         Parish Website.  (Worcestershire West Rural Team.)
                         A Church Near You.
                         Family History Website.

 Other nearby churches in this benefice/area are: Cotheridge,  Crown East,  Knightwick,  Wichenford,  Martley Deanery.

                       

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