SO8845 : Croome D'Abitot: Church of St Mary Magdalen

taken 3 years ago, near to High Green, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Croome D'Abitot: Church of St Mary Magdalen
Croome D'Abitot: Church of St Mary Magdalen
The church is a Grade I Listed Building and the Historic England website describes it thus:-

"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. 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. 1908."
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8864 4503 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:6.2091N 2:10.0361W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8862 4505
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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