The Church (no dedication), Pendock, Worcestershire

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Pendock, Sledge Green, Worcestershire, GL19 4QL
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A link to Elgar

Pendock church is seen standing proud above the motorway to Ross-on-Wye. Earthworks in fields north of the church mark the site of a medieval village and probably the de Pendocks' manor house. Much of this charming church is Norman, although the tenth-century font suggests an even earlier building; in the fourteenth century new windows were added, and the west tower was built. There are lovely sixteenth-century pews and Jacobean communion rails. It is thought that the famous English composer Sir Edward Elgar may once have played the lovely little Georgian organ inside.

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