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Wychavon (District Authority)
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ELMBRIDGE CP ELMBRIDGE SO 86 NE 5/34 Church of St Mary 14.3.69 - II*

Former chapel, now parish church. Rebuilt 1872, embodying C12 fragments. Ashlar, tile roof. Continuous nave and chancel, north aisle to both, bellcote to west end of nave. Chancel/nave: four bays, three lancets, south door in west bay with reset C12 door in gabled projection; three orders, outer two enriched, engaged shafts to responds; west end: three stepped lancets, double opening bellcote above with two bells; east end: three trefoiled lights under 2-centred head. North aisle: four bays, 2:1:1:2 lancets, with stepped buttresses between, west end a single lancet, pair to east. Interior: three-bay arcade with segmental arches on two C12 columns with simple capitals, east respond also C12. Main vessel and aisle each have a four-bay roof. Fittings: east end of aisle, C17 altar rail with pierced splat balusters removed from Purshall Hall (qv) in the 1940s, with contemporary communion table. Wall tablet on north wall of aisle to Edmund Purshall, died 1650, and others, topped by armorial cartouche: "Being the first that was interred in the Church (at least for many Ages)". Elmbridge was a chapelry of Dodderhill until 1877. (VCH 3, pp 63 & 67).

Listing NGR: SO8992867866


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Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1913), 63, 67


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: 01 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05350/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Lacey. Source Historic England Archive
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