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Besford is a village and civil parish in the county of Worcester, 2 miles from Pershore. It is situated on the bank of the River Avon, near the Birmingham and Gloucester railway. It has beautiful views of the Malvern and Bredon Hills from the higher grounds.
 
 
 
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St Peterís Church
The church of St. Peter at Besford has the best medieval timber-framing of Worcestershire churches. The church consists of a chancel with a modern north vestry, nave, south porch and west bellcote with two medieval bells. The old chancel, of...
 
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Church of St Dennis   (Approx 8 Miles)
The medieval church of St Dennis stands on a hill at the edge of the village of Stoke Severn, looking down over the river Rhydd to the West. Built over the remains of a Roman building, the church has stood...
 
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Church of St James the Great   (Approx 8 Miles)
This imposing church was originally built in the Fifteenth century then rebuilt with cotswold stone in 1871. It retains its original West tower. The Lychgate entrance to the churchyard is particularly interesting, as it incorporates the chancel arch and Romanesque...
 
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Church of St Mary Virgin   (Approx 3 Miles)
Hill Croome is a tiny hamlet in the rolling pastureland of the Evesham valley. Set on a hill at the hamlets edge is the church of St Mary the Virgin. It was built in the Fourteenth century and consists of...
 
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Church of St. Mary Magdalene   (Approx 8 Miles)
The original ancient church at Croome was completely demolished by the Sixth Earl of Coventry along with his nearby Jacobean mansion in the 1750s. His new much grander mansion and church were designed and laid out by Lancelot Capability...
 
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Croome Park   (Approx 8 Miles)
Croome Park is a wonderful open space that offers one of the most exhilarating areas of parkland in this area of the country. Filled with mature trees, and some of the most beautiful native plants, the park encourages a...
 
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Severn Leisure Cruises   (Approx 8 Miles)
The MV Conway Castle is the largest passenger vessel operating on the River Severn in Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire. Offering weekly cruises from may to September with shopping trips to Tewksbury and Worcester, afternoon tea cruises and party nights. Also available for...
 
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St Mary the Virgin Church,   (Approx 3 Miles)
This church is famous for its wealth of medieval sculpture. This includes a carving of a rabbit just inside the porch. The medieval font is carved around the base with mysterious, romping beasts.The church was built in the Eleventh century...
 
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St Peter's Church   (Approx 9 Miles)
This striking medieval church, built of local stone, has a 12th Century nave and a later medieval chancel. The present timber framed tower dates from medieval times. It is famous for its romanesque sculptures and gargoyles. For instance, on the...
 
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Tewkesbury Museum   (Approx 9 Miles)
This 17th Century building is home to social history and archeology collections. Both show the history of Tewkesbury from prehistory to the 20th century. Highlights include a model of the Battle of Tewkesbury, and also one of a medieval fairground....
 
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Tewkesbury Town Hall   (Approx 6 Miles)
Tewkesbury's Georgian Town Hall was built for the most part in 1788, but the street frontage was added later in 1857, when the building was used as the Town corn exchange. An unusual stone building in a town full of...
 
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