Church of St Mary, Ripple - Malvern Hills

Large village centre parish church. Cruciform plan with aisles flanking the nave and a two storey gabled north entrance porch. The tower over the crossing is three stage with a late C18 cap. The stone slate roofs and the tiled aisle roofs have slipped and are missing tiles. There are areas of severe stone erosoion and structural cracking at the east end.

Church of St Mary, Ripple - Malvern Hills
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St Mary
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1349090
  • Local Planning Authority: Malvern Hills
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Mary
  • County: Worcestershire
  • District / Borough: Malvern Hills
  • Parish: Ripple
  • Parliamentary Constituency: West Worcestershire
  • Region: West Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA

Contact Details

Chris Miners 0121 625 6835

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England