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Witley Parish Church

Bernard G. Goodwin

Witley Parish Church

a short history and guide to the Parish Church of St. Michael"s and All Angels, Great Witley

by Bernard G. Goodwin

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Published by [the author] in [U.K.] .
Written in English


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Cover title: The Parish Church Witley - Worcestershire.

Other titlesThe Parish Church Witley - Worcestershire.
Statementcompiled by Bernard G. Goodwin.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19345394M

Witley is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Waverley in Surrey, England centred miles (4 km) south west of the town of Godalming and miles (11 km) southwest of the county town, land is made up of mixed rural (from woods to cultivated fields, including some of the forested Greensand Ridge) and suburban grid reference: SU It had its Church. Thursley had a chapel which was attached to the Church at Witley. There was no mill. Godalming had three mills and was about twice the size of Witley. Somewhat younger than Witley Church is Oxenford Grange in the north of the parish. The word grange means a farm attached to a religious foundation.

Great Witley Church, Great Witley - See reviews, articles, and photos of Great Witley Church on Tripadvisor.5/5(). The acoustics are wonderful and the Church, as well as being the parish church of Great Witley, hosts concerts and recitals throughout the year. The history of the church is fascinating and there’s a steward ready to tell you all about it on most days. Entrance to the church is free. Visit the Great Witley Church website for more information.

There is a Communion service at the end of each term held either in school or in All Saints church. The school serves this parish and the parish of St. John's Milford. Witley Church of England Infant School is a Controlled School opposite the church. Built in , Witley also has close links with the church.   Witley. This is a very typical Surrey village in the proportion of tile-hung, half-timber and brick houses, although not in any distinct style. The parish church of All Saints forms a picturesque group with some cottages at the approach from The Street.


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Great Witley Parish Church has the most stunning interior of any Baroque church in England. Attached to, although not part of, English Heritage's Witley Court, entry is free and there is a display about the history of the court and church.

Michael and All Angels Church, Great Witley. As the parish church for the villages of Great Witley and Little Witley it is used regularly for services, concerts and other events.

In recent years, this church has become part of a larger United Benefice, 4Rivers Churches, which includes Knighton, Lindridge, Pensax, Stockton, Abberley, Great Witley, Little Witley, and Shrawley. Witley Court, Great Witley, Worcestershire, England is a ruined Italianate mansion.

Built for the Foleys in the seventeenth century on the site of a former manor house, it was enormously expanded in the early nineteenth century by the architect John Nash for Thomas Foley, 3rd Baron estate was later sold to the Earls of Dudley, who undertook a second massive Architect: John Nash, Samuel Daukes.

The ruined splendour of Witley Court lies in the countryside between Worcester and Kidderminster, close by the village of Great Witley. Its Witley Parish Church book history is a little vague. There is an Iron Age fort to the south-west, at Woodbury Hill, and the original village was simply Witley, a Saxon name, now Little Witley, to the south east.

Great Witley is a village and civil parish (with Hillhampton), in the Malvern Hills District in the northwest of the county of Worcestershire, is situated around ten miles to the north west of the city of Worcester.

There has been a settlement in the area since before the Norman Conquest. Great Witley was in the lower division of Doddingtree y: England. There is loop system in the church for the benefit of hearing aid users.

Please note that for a talk there is a charge of £2 per person or £3 person if you wish to include a visit to the crypt. For further details and to book your visit please contact Angela Snow Tel email: [email protected] Get this from a library.

Witley Parish Church: a short history and guide to the Parish Church of St. Michael's and All Angels, Great Witley. [Bernard G Goodwin; R A Wilson; St. Michael & All Angels (Church: Great Witley, England)].

This is an administrative role reporting to the Parish Council with attendance at bimonthly meetings (January, March, May, July, September & November) at Little Witley Village Hall. The applicant needs good administrative skills and some book keeping/accountancy knowledge would be.

Thank you but this church has never been privately owned. It is the Parish Church for Great Witley. This means it is owned and run by the parishioners and it is they who are responsible for keeping it in such good condition.5/5(). A guide to the Parish Churches of Witley and Thursley was produced by Alan Bott in and provides a comprehensive record of church history, architecture, memorials and other contents of both churches.

It is on sale in the church. Witley Parish Church. Great Witley Parish Church has the most stunning interior of any Baroque church in England.

This photograph originates from a press photo archive. PERSONAL GIFT. Who is your father’s sports idol?.Seller Rating: % positive. The Linnaeus Baroque Ensemble were at Great Witley parish church today as part of the 5 o'clock Sunday recital programme for Musical director John Jenkin introduced the soloists who make up the quartet who then gave the church audience a brilliant hours worth of varied chamber music works by Handel, Bach, Roman and Telemann.

Attractions near Witley Court & Gardens: ( mi) Great Witley Church ( mi) Astley Vineyard ( mi) Ombersley Golf Club ( mi) Cob House ( mi) The Lion Inn; View all attractions near Witley Court & Gardens on Tripadvisor/5().

WITLEY. Witlei (xi cent.); Whitle or Witle (xiii cent. onwards). Witley is bounded on the west by Thursley, formerly a chapelry of the parish. It is rather over 6 miles from north to south, and 2 miles from east to west, tapering somewhat towards the south. It contains 7, acres of land, and 40 of water.

The parish is intersected by roads from Droitwich, Cleobury Mortimer, Stourport, Bromyard and Tenbury, and the road from Martley runs through it from south to north. The village lies along the Stourport road.

Michael's Church is in the east of the parish, in Witley Park. Witley is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Waverley in Surrey, England centred miles (4km) south west of the town of Godalming and miles (11km) southwest of the county town, Guildford.

The land is made up of mixed rural (from woods to cultivated fields, including some of the forested Greensand Ridge) and suburban areas.

As a civil parish it is unusual in that it Dialling code: It dates fromreplacing an earlier medieval parish church which stood a little way to the west. It was built by the then owners of neighbouring Witley Court, the Foleys, possibly for their convenience, but not as a private chapel; it has always been a parish church.

Sunday service is held in Great Witley Church, for Great Witley parish. If you’re wanting to book the church, make sure you inquire as far in advance as you can, as you will ideally need to be a member of the parish.

If that isn’t possible, you will need association with someone in the parish. He produced many book illustrations and with his brother Thomas Frederick Burney, (died in ), were prominent in the arts. They produced a series of illustrations in around Great Witley from around for Lord Foley.

Figure 3. An illustration of St Michael & All Angels Parish Church and Witley Court. Hello and welcome to my on-line Witley Court blog. Here is where you will find my diary of activity with regards to Witley Court and the church and anything else connected with it. I also hope to illustrate some examples of more obscure, though still relevant, material concerning the history of this spectacular ruin and those who occupied it.

Thanks for looking, any queries. Attractions near Witley Court & Gardens: ( km) Great Witley Church ( km) Astley Vineyard ( km) Ombersley Golf Club ( km) Cob House ( km) The Lion Inn; View all attractions near Witley Court & Gardens on Tripadvisor/5().Take a tour of the Great Witley Church, United Kingdom to visit historic site in Great Witley.

Get the Reviews, Ratings, location, contact details & timings My sister and I were on our way to a hotel and spa treat and popped into this beautiful and parish owned church.

What a find! Book it. Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up Location: Off the A, Great Witley WR6 6JT England.Other Sources. At Society of Genealogists: Witley lives [Typescript.] Published, Author Palmer, W Charles Source D: I Carter.

Witley parish church: a short history & guide to the parish church of St. Michael's & All Angels, Great Witley IN: Parish church Witley Worcestershire (cover) Published Author Goodwin, Bernard G Edition 2nd edn Source D: L Weinstein.