Tibberton

 

Anglican: St Peter ad Vincula.


A simple 19th century church built in 1867/68 by Worcester Diocesan architect W J Hopkins, replacing an earlier building. The dedication of St Peter ad Vincula (St Peter in Chains) is unique in Worcestershire and one of just 10 similar dedications for parish churches in England, plus the Chapel Royal in the Tower of London.
Tibberton church is usually open daily during daylight hours,  (Ref local information) 

 tibberton ext 1937           

          St Peter ad Vincula,  c1937,                                                            c1918.

tibberton ext july 2011          tibberton int july 2011

                                                            St Peter ad Vincula, July 2011.

For more pictures from 2011:  Please Click Here.                                             (www.flickr.com/tudorbarlow)

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 Tibberton.
                     Grade II Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.
                     English Heritage List for England: Please Click Here.
                     Church Plans Online: Ground plan of 1867 - 68.
                     Parish Website.   (Bowbrook Group of Parishes)
                     A Church Near You.
                     Family History Website.

For more pictures of work by W J Hopkins in Worcestershire:  Please Click Here.


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