Churchill, Wychavon

Churchill or Churchill by Spetchley[1] is a village and civil parish 4 miles (6.4 km) from Worcester,[2] in the Wychavon district, in the county of Worcestershire, England. In 2001 it has a population of 24.[3] The parish touches Bredicot, Broughton Hackett, Spetchley, Upton Snodsbury and White Ladies Aston.[4]

Churchill
Churchill Church - geograph.org.uk - 569432.jpg
St Michael
Churchill is located in Worcestershire
Churchill
Churchill
Location within Worcestershire
Area2.72 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population24 (2001 census)
• Density9/km2 (23/sq mi)
Civil parish
  • Churchill
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWORCESTER
Postcode districtWR7
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°10′50″N 2°06′53″W / 52.180565°N 2.1147045°W / 52.180565; -2.1147045Coordinates: 52°10′50″N 2°06′53″W / 52.180565°N 2.1147045°W / 52.180565; -2.1147045

FeaturesEdit

There are 8 listed buildings in Churchill.[5] Churchill has a church called St Michael's Church.[6]

HistoryEdit

The name "Churchill" means 'Crug hill'.[7] Churchill was recorded in the Domesday Book as Circehille.[8] Churchill was "Circehille", in the 11th century and "Cherchull", "Chirchehull" and "Cershull-juxta-Humelbrok" in the 13th century.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Churchill by Spetchley". GENUKI. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Distance from Churchill by Spetchley [52.181496, -2.114032]". GENUKI. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  3. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Churchill". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Listed Buildings in Churchill, Wychavon, Worcestershire". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  6. ^ "Church of St Michael". Historic England. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  7. ^ "Churchill Key to English Place-names". The University of Nottingham. Retrieved 15 June 2020. Note that there are 2, select the more southerly red dot.
  8. ^ "Worcestershire A-D". The Domesday Book Online. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  9. ^ "Parishes: Churchill". British History Online. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  • "Churchill". City Population De. Retrieved 1 October 2020.