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Church of St Mary Magdalen

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

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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

Plus Code: 9C4V4R3M+C4

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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Church of St Mary Magdalen


Church 1758 by Lancelot (Capability) Brown with interior by Robert Adam. Bath stone. Gothic. Chancel, nave and west tower all embattled. Three-stage tower with Perpendicular style traceried bell stage, battlements and pinnacles. Lowest stage is vaulted. West porch, open on three sides.

Three-window nave with niches at west and east ends, chancel with two 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. Panelling 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).

Listing NGR: SO8864645034

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