Hartlebury

 

Anglican: St James.

A church built of deep red sandstone with a large aisled nave. Designed by Thomas Rickman in 1836 - 7 to replace a medieval structure, parts of which remain.  The tower is 16th century. The church is open daily.  (Ref Parish Website, March 2014.)
Hartlebury_around_1926           Hartlebury_around_1914

St James Exterior, c1926.                                          St James Interior, c1914.

Hartlebury Ext Jan 2012.          Hartlebury Int Jan 2012

                                                                St James' Church,  January 2012.

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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 II (1851) p278
Stanton, George K., Rambles and researches among Worcestershire Churches; with historical notes relating to several parishes. Volume II (1886), p.41
Ransome, Mary. The State of the Bishopric of Worcester, 1782-1808  (1968) 2007.
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, The Hive Worcester, Parish Papers: 850 Hartlebury

n.b. Full details of these books are on the Bibliography Page. 

Websites:           British History Online:  Entry for Hartlebury.
                            Grade II* Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.
                            English Heritage List for England:  Please Click Here.
                            Church Plans Online:  Ground plans of 1837.
                            Parish Website.
                            A Church Near You.
                            Family History Website.

Nearby churches are:  Elmley Lovett,  Rushock,  Stourport,  Droitwich Deanery 

Please click on red text for a link.  External websites open in a new window.                     Page updated February 2017.