Church Lench

 

Anglican:  All Saints


A church of Norman origins with work from several later periods. It was extensively restored in the 1850's by Frederick Preedy who also designed all the stained glass windows.
All Saints is usually open during daylight hours. 


Church_Lench          Church Lench Ext March 2008

All Saints, undated postcard.                                                                             All Saints,  March 2008.

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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:   Entry for Church Lench.
                          Grade II* Listed Building:  Listing details here.
                          English Heritage List for England:  Click here.
                          Parish Website.  (ARCH Benefice)
                          A Church Near You.
                          Family History Website.

Nearby churches in the same benefice/area:  Abbots Morton,  Harvington,  Rous Lench,  Evesham,  Evesham Deanery.

Click here for more pictures of Preedy's Architectural Work and also here for pictures of his Stained Glass throughout England.

Atch Lench.  Former Baptist Chapel.

A red brick chapel opened in 1829. Converted to a private dwelling in 2005.

Atch Lench Chapel Feb 2014.

Atch Lench Chapel, February 2014.

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Websites:  British History Online:  Entry for Church Lench (above) includes Atch Lench.
                   Grade II Listed Building:  Listing Details Here. 
                   English Heritage List for England:  Please Click Here.

 

 

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