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Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II* Listed Building in Alfrick, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1745 / 52°10'28"N

Longitude: -2.3692 / 2°22'9"W

OS Eastings: 374845

OS Northings: 252974

OS Grid: SO748529

Mapcode National: GBR 0DT.MTL

Mapcode Global: VH92Q.WLBX

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 29 July 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082221

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151308

Location: Alfrick, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Alfrick

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Alfrick and Lulsley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 75 SW ALFRICK CP -

3/1
Church of St Mary
29.7.59 Magdalene

GV II*


Parish church. Late C12 nave and chancel; north transept and vestry
added in 1885 by Aston Webb. Rubble stone with tiled roof, shingled
timber-framed belfry and timber-framed south porch with tiled roof.
Nave has 3 Norman windows at west end on north, west and south walls,
a cusped lancet to the north and south walls and 2 Perpendicular 2-
light windows in the south wall flanking the porch; the window right
of the porch is a C19 copy. Chancel has a cusped lancet and a Decorated
2-light window in the south wall and a Decorated 3-light east window.
North transept has a 3-light Perpendicular window in the north wall.
Vestry has a 3-light Perpendicular window in the east wall. Porch has
C19 Perpendicular carved infill decoration. Belfry has wooden sundial
on south face inscribed "On this moment hangs eternity", and a golden
cockerel weathervane. Interior; nave has C15 timber roof; simple
Norman font; early C17 altar table and altar rails with turned balusters
now moved to north transept; Jacobean screen with late C19 applied
decoration; piscina in south chancel wall; remnant of Norman sculpture
preserved in north transept wall; Flemish glass incorporated in some
windows. Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1892.


Listing NGR: SO7484552974

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