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Malvern Wells, Worcestershire

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Malvern Wells, Worcestershire

Malvern Wells is a village and civil parish near Great Malvern in the Malvern Hills District of Worcestershire, England. The parish of Malvern Wells, once known as South Malvern, was formed in 1894 from parts of the civil parishes of Hanley Castle, Welland, and the former parish of Great Malvern, and owes its development to the 19th century boom years of Malvern as a spa town. Malvern Wells is a centre of commercial bottling of Malvern water.
DistrictMalvern Hills
Post townMALVERN
Administrative CountyWorcestershire
Traditional CountyWorcestershire
OS GridSO7742
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

Malvern Wells, Worcestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Malvern Wells, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Hanley Castle par., Worcestershire, 2 miles S. of Great Malvern, pop. 1112; P.O., T.O.; has a healthy situation, with picturesque and beautiful scenery, and shares with Great Malvern the character of a watering-place. The wells are remarkable for their almost absolute purity, and are used by well-known makers of mineral waters, several of whom have manufactories in the neighbourhood.

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