Frankley

 

Anglican: St Leonard


A church of dark red sandstone with 13th century origins. The tower was added in the mid 18th century. Restored in 1873 and, after a fire, in 1931.  Diocese of Birmingham.

 Frankley Ext Aug 2014          Frankley Int Aug 2014

                                                                St Leonard's Church, August 2014    

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References and some further sources:
Aitken, 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) p.308
Stanton, George K., Rambles and researches among Worcestershire Churches; with historical notes relating to several parishes. Volume II (1886)
Ransome, Mary. The State of the Bishopric of Worcester, 1782-1808  (1968)

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

Websites:        British History Online:  Entry for Frankley.
                         Grade II* Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.
                         English Heritage List for England: Please Click Here.
                         Parish Website.
                         A Church Near You.
                         Family History Website.

Nearby Worcestershire churches are:  Halesowen,  Romsley,  Rubery,  Kings Norton Deanery (Diocese of Birmingham)

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