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The church situated next to Little Malvern Priory is still a house of worship, although now it is Church of England rather than Catholic.

The story of Little Malvern Priory may be said to have started with St. Benedict (A.D. 480-543). He first planted at Subiaco in central Italy the seed from which sprang the Benedictine [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jul 12th 2017

10 Comments CherryPie on Feb 20th 2017

… ‘a Norman cathedral in miniature’
Simon Jenkins, England’s Thousand Best Churches
The fine Norman church is all that remains of the original 12th century Hospital. Building began in 1135 at the east end with the north porch added nearly 200 years later. The walls are over one metre thick and built from stone brought from as far [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Dec 8th 2016

A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
John 13:34

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 26th 2016

The castle gates remain closed until 10 o’clock so after breakfast and checking out of the hotel we visited a small garden next to the lawns. By the time we had finished in the garden it was still to early for the gates to be open so we took the long way round to visit [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 22nd 2016

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
Desiderius Erasmus

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 13th 2016

Although the Abbey was founded in 1087 by nobleman Robert FitzHamon, building of the present Abbey did not start until 1102. Built to house Benedictine monks, the Norman Abbey was near completion when consecrated in 1121.
Embellishments to the long nave roof and the apsidal chancel were made in the first half of the 14th century [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 9th 2016

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