Hanbury Church, Worcestershire

About our Parish: St Mary the Virgin, Hanbury


'This is none other than the House of God and this is the gate of heaven' Genesis Ch 28 V 17

We warmly welcome you to our Church to experience both inspiration and peace.  Christian Worship has been celebrated on this hill since the ninth century, the origins of the present building dating from 1210.  Important features were constructed during the Georgian & Victorian eras, reflecting fashion & Social evolution.

As Christians, we seek to serve the community and to offer friendship and support to visitors. 

  • Unusually large country church on site of Ironage Hillfort.
  • Christian Worship since Saxon times.
  • Medieval Naive, Georgian Tower and features Victorian additions.
  • Peal of 8 Bells dating from 1678. Bells used by BBC Radio 4 for the Archers.
  • Vernon chapel with notable monuments by Francis Chantrey, Edward Stanton and Christopher Horsenaile.
  • Nicholson Organ with fine painted case, circa 1860.
  • Original artist models of the nativity and resurrection panels for the Great Reredous in Liverpool Cathedral by Gilbert & Weingartner.
  • Musicans Gallery and Gerogian Box Pews.
  • Exceptional views and toposcope.
  • Ramped Access and lavatories by arrangement.
  • Guides including braile, postcards and literature