Little Comberton

 

Anglican: St Peter


A Norman limestone church with a tall and beautiful 15th century west tower. The nave is Norman, the chancel was rebuilt as part of an extensive restoration in 1886. The listed building details, below, are very informative. St Peter's is usually open during daylight hours. (Local information)
Little_Comberton_exterior          Lt Comberton Ext June 2014.

St Peter from old undated postcard.                                                          St Peter,  June 2014.

For other recent (2012) pictures Please Click Here.   (www.flickr.com/tudorbarlow)

References and some further sources:
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)
Ransome, Mary. The State of the Bishopric of Worcester, 1782-1808  (1968)
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, The Hive Worcester, Parish Papers: Little Comberton St Peter, Ref. 850

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

Websites:          British History Online:  Entry for Little Comberton
                           Grade II* Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.        
                           English Heritage List for England:  Please Click Here.
                           Village Website:  Has some history of the church.
                           Parish Website:  Bredon Hill Group of Churches, has details of services.
                           A Church Near You.
                           Family History Website.

For other local churches please see under Bricklehampton, Elmley Castle and Great Comberton.

Please click on red text for a link.  External websites will open in a new window.                      Page updated June 2014.