St Mary & All Saints, Hampton Lovett, Worcestershire, England
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes
N 52° 17.292 W 002° 09.846
30U E 557015 N 5793422
Quick Description: Grade I listed parish church, early 12th century with 14th - 16th century additions and alterations. Restored 1858 -9. North window of nave contains heraldic glass of 1561. 16th century altar tomb to John Pakington.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/8/2019 12:17:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM101E4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
From the (visit link) website:-
"This church is tucked away at the end of a lane, but very close to the railway line from Droitwich to Kidderminster. There was at one time a medieval manor house to the east of the church which belonged to the Lovett family, later to Blount, and then to the Pakingtons. This was destroyed in the Civil War, and the Pakingtons rebuilt their nearby hunting lodge at Westwood into the great house there today. The nave and chancel of the church and the north and south doorways are basically Norman. The windows are 14th century and contain some interesting glass, both ancient and modern. The north chancel was added as a chantry for Lady Alice Stury of the Blount family in 1414, and enlarged by the Pakingtons in the 1560’s. It contains several monuments to the Pakingtons, and also one to Dr. Hammond, chaplain to Charles I, who was given a home at Westwood after Charles’ death, and would have been Bishop of Worcester had he not died in 1660 before his consecration."
Building Materials: Stone

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