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Go Historic ID
319037
names
Pershore Abbey
coordinates
52.110419° N, 2.077548° W
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Essays on Pershore Abbey

  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    April 17, 2012

    The church as it now stands represents only a small portion of the original building, so has a rather foreshortened appearance. The exterior is dominated by a lofty tower and transepts that look exceptionally large without a long nave to balance their height. Large modern buttresses support the west side of the church. Entrance is through the south transept, with leads under the tower and then into the chancel, which is now the nave of the parish church. The chancel has fine Gothic arches and side aisles, with dramatic rib vaulting everywhere. continue reading →

Blog Posts on Pershore Abbey

  • Worcestershire and Herefordshire Churches

    Posted November 5, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: Graduate School in Oxford

    Last Thursday we took a day trip up north to Worcestershire and Herefordshire, English counties not too far from the Welsh border. Pershore Abbey Our first stop was Pershore Abbey, because it was on the way and I had an article on it that needed pictures. We didn't stay long, but it was pretty cool on the outside and…

Bibliography of Pershore Abbey

  1. Official Website of Pershore Abbey. Web. Official website.

Article Info

Short URL
gohist.co/319037
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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