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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.


The Alvechurch, ALC, was a British cyclecar manufactured by the Alvechurch Light Car Company in Alvechurch, near Birmingham in 1911. The company was owned by Dunkleys, a pram maker, who also made cars under their own name.


Alvechurch a.k.a. Alvechurch F.C. is a football team, sports team.

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Google previewThe official guide to the Midland railway

Alvechurch is an ancient village, formerly a borough, lying to the left of the line ; there is a good trade done in nail- making, the workpeople being employed by manufacturers at Brotnsgrove, which is scarcely five miles away. The remains of an ...

Google previewAn attempt to discriminate the styles of architecture in England, from the conquest to the Reformation (1825)

with notices of above 3000 British edifices by Thomas Rickman

Alvechurch is a small church, with some Norman piers ; the chancel is Early English, with a good south door ; there are several good Decorated windows, and some portions of later date. Bromsgrove Church has a handsome Perpendicular ...

Google previewThe Free Schools of Worcestershire and Their Fulfilment (1852)

by George GRIFFITH (of Kidderminster.)

ALVECHURCH FREE SCHOOL. (Hundred of Oswaldelow.) NOT CLASSICAL. Alvechurch is a beautiful village, within six miles of Bromsgrove, and was a place of much greater importance in bygone days than now, having had the right of ...

Google previewPigot and co.'s national commercial directory for 1828-9, comprising a directory of the merchants, bankers, professional gentleman [&c.] in the counties of Cheshire, Cumberland [&c.]. (1828)

by Pigot James and co

ALVECHURCH is a small village and parish, in the middle division of Oswaldslow hundred, about three miles from Redditch. The parish church is a very ancient building ; the living is a rectory, in the iu- pft of the Rev. John Frederick Tonyn, the ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of England (1831)

Comprising the Several Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Corporate & Market Towns ...& the Islands of Guernsey, Jersey, and Man, with Historical and Statistical Descriptions; Illustrated by Maps of the Different Counties & Islands; ... and a Plan of London and Its Environs .... Atlas by Samuel Lewis

ALVECHURCH, a parish, forming a detached portion of the middle division of the hundred of OSWALDS- LOW, locally in the upper division of the hundred of Halfshire, county of WORCESTER, 4£ miles (E. N. E.) from Bromsgrove, containing ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

ALVECHURCH, a town and parish of Worcestershire, containing ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

ALVECHURCH, a town and parish of Worcestershire, containing a population of 1,344 persons. It is distant from Bromsgrove five miles, and 117 from London. It was formerly a place of some note, though now in decay. The bishop of Worcester ...

Google previewA Complete and Universal English Dictionary on a New Plan: including not only ... a full explanation of difficult words and technical terms in all faculties and professions ... but ... a pronouncing dictionary ... To which are prefixed, A Free Enquiry into the Origin and Antiquity of Letters (by the Abbot Anselm) ... By ... James Barclay ... and others (1774)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.)

ALVECHURCH, inWorceflerlhire, whose flits are on April 22, and Augufl to, for all sorts os castle. To ALLU'DE, V. N, ...

Google previewA geographical dictionary of England and Wales (1832)

by William Cobbett

ALVECHURCH, 4 mile» N.E. from Hromesgrove. Popula. 1,413.

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The value of this 10-letter word is 23 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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