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Malvern Hills (District Authority)
Little Malvern
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SO 77088 40972


LITTLE MALVERN CP A 449 SO 74 SE 2/157 Church of St Wulstan GV II

Roman Catholic church. 1862 by B Bucknall. Rubble with limestone dressings and slate roof. Comprising a nave and south transept and south baptistry. Windows have Geometrical tracery. At the west end is a rose window. The west doorway is pointed and moulded in three orders with angle shafts. Above is a gabled band. The carving is incomplete, with rough stone blocks intended for head stops, crockets and gargoyles. The north wall of the nave is of five bays separated by buttresses and has windows of two pointed lights with quatrefoils. The north wall of the transept is of three gabled bays, which have windows with three trefoiled lights with tracery. The south wall of the nave has one bay to the west of the hexagonal baptistry and five to the east. The baptistry has chamfered pointed windows. At the south end of the south transept is a turret. It has a gable facing east which has two windows each of two traceried lights at an upper level. The east wall of the nave is of brick, with a blocked chancel arch and a blocked arch to a crypt. The chancel has remained unbuilt. Interior: the windows have inner stone arches separated by slim shafts which carry the roof trusses, which have carved braces to high collars. At the west end is a gallery of pitch pine with organ. A three-bay arcade of pointed arches opens into the north transept which is vaulted. The blocked chancel arch is moulded and pointed. (BoE, p 215).

Listing NGR: SO7708840972


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 215


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 30 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12732/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Paul Leadbetter. Source Historic England Archive
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