Much Cowarne: St Mary the Virgin, Much Cowarne

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St. Mary’s stands on an eminance overlooking the Lodon valley and is approached via a drive through farm buildings. Adjacent to the churchyard are what are thought to be former medieval carp ponds. The building now comprises a tower, nave and south aisle and chancel all dating to about the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. There are some good monuments including a thirteenth century stone effigy of a knight and nearby the stone effigies of a Renaissance man and his wife with the figures of ten kneeling children around the tomb. Edward Elgar is known to have stopped off at Much Cowarne on his many cycling trips, a fact marked by a plaque inside the church.

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Rev. Steven Baggs
The Vicarage
Bishops Frome
Worcestershire
WR6 5AP
(01885) 490582 (Vicar)

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Sunday

BCP Matins, Lay Led
Lay led service
Every second Sunday at 10:00 AM for 50 minutes
Coffee Book of Common Prayer
Holy Communion
Every fourth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Coffee Common Worship
Holy Communion
United service in one of the Benefice churches
Every fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 10660
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: HEREFORD (181)
Deanery: BROMYARD (18102)
Benefice: Frome Valley Group of Parishes (18/114BK)
Parish Legal Name: Much Cowarne (180050 18/50)
CofE Church Info: (618050 18/50)
Short URL: acny.uk/10660/
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Much Cowarne: St Mary the Virgin , Much Cowarne, Herefordshire

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