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St. Eadburgha's Church, Broadway, Worcestershire, England
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes
N 52° 01.489 W 001° 51.596
30U E 578221 N 5764411
Quick Description: A Grade I listed 12th Century Church in Broadway
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/11/2018 5:44:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMYQDD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 1

Long Description:
From the website:-
St Eadburgha's is a lovely 12th century church, situated down a country lane far from the centre of the popular Cotswold village it serves. The original village stood on a trail used by travellers coming down off the Cotswold escarpment, and when a new trail was made, the village developed a new centre, leaving St Edwaburgh's church stranded at the foot of Snowshill.

Eadburgha was the grand-daughter of Alfred the Great. As a child, she was offered a choice between jewels and a Bible as a gift, and famously chose the Bible. She devoted her life to spiritual pursuits, and sainthood ensued, helped no doubt by her family connections.

In 1840 a new church dedicated to St Michael and All Angels was built closer to the centre of Broadway (but still on Snowshill Road) - see waymark WMYP0N.
. St Eadburgha's became a chapel of ease, but it is still used for services in summer.
Active Church: No

School on property: No

Service Times: Occasional in Summer

Website: [Web Link]

Date Built: Not listed

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