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Anglican: St Peter


A large sandstone,cruciform church with parts dating back to the 12th century. Near to the site of both Battles of Worcester during the 17th century Civil War. There is various work from later periods, including the 15th century west tower, and there were restorations during the 19th century.
St Peter's is open at certain times, see A Church Near You for details. 


          


                                           
St Peter's Church from old undated postcards.

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                                                                St Peter's Church, September 2014.                                      
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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 I (1848)
Ransome, Mary. The State of the Bishopric of Worcester, 1782-1808  (1968)
Stanton, George K.. Rambles and researches among Worcestershire churches: with historical notes relating to the several parishes  Volume II (1886)
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, The Hive Worcester, Parish Papers:

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

Websites:        British History Online:   Entry for Powick.
                         Grade I Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.
                         English Heritage List for England: Please Click Here. 
                         Parish Website:  Not available. A Church Near You gives useful information and a contact.
                         A Church Near You.
                         Family History Website.

 Nearby Anglican churches in this benefice/area:  Callow End,  Guarlford,  Madresfield,  Great Malvern.

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