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Church of St Mary Magdalen

A Grade I Listed Building in Croome D'abitot, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1035 / 52°6'12"N

Longitude: -2.1672 / 2°10'1"W

OS Eastings: 388646

OS Northings: 245034

OS Grid: SO886450

Mapcode National: GBR 1HC.4WX

Mapcode Global: VH937.DD59

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalen

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Last Amended: 27 April 1992

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152546

Location: Croome D'abitot, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR8

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Croome D'Abitot

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Severn Stoke with Croome d'Abitot

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

SO 84 NE CROOME D'ABITOT

2/11 Church of St James

25.3.68

GV I

the entry shall be amended to read:

SO 84 NE CROOME D'ABITOT

22/11 Church of St Mary Magdalen

2/11

25.3.68

GV I

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SO 84 NE CROOME D'ABITOT

2/11 Church of St James

25.3.68

GV I

Church 1758 by Lancelot (Capability) Brown with interior by Robert Adam. Bath
stone. Gothic. Chancel, nave and West tower all embattled. 3 stage tower
with perp style traceried bell stage, battlements and pinnacles. Lowest stage
is vaulted West porch, open on 3 sides. 3 window nave with niches at West and
East ends, chancel with 2 blank windows each side and large East window. Some
of the detail remarkably correct, otherwise Georgian Gothick as in the nave
and chancel cornices. Interior 'pure Georgian Gothic', tall quatrefoil piers
to nave and coved ceiling. Flat aisle roofs. Very fine plasterwork. Panel-
ling with quatrefoil upper panels. Adam style wooden font and communion rails.
In chancel outstanding series of Coventry family monuments from 1639 onwards.
Fine Gothick pulpit. 'One of the most serious (churches) of the Early Gothic
Revival outside, one of the most elegant inside'. PEVSNER. 1908.


Listing NGR: SO8864645034

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