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Alvechurch, Worcestershire

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Alvechurch, Worcestershire

Alvechurch is a large village and civil parish of Bromsgrove district, in the northeast of the county of Worcestershire, England. Lying in the valley of the River Arrow, the nearest city is Birmingham, 17 km / 11 miles to the north, with the closest towns being Redditch, 8 km / 5 miles to the south and Bromsgrove, 9.5 km / 6 miles to the west. At the time of the last UK Census in 2001 the population was 5,316.
Administrative CountyWorcestershire
Traditional CountyWorcestershire
OS GridSP0272
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
Dialling code0121

Other names by which Alvechurch, Worcestershire has been known in the past


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

Alvechurch, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Worcestershire, 5 miles NE. of Bromsgrove, 6747 ac., pop. 1618; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

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