Great Comberton

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Coordinates: 52°04′47″N 2°03′57″W / 52.079848°N 2.065882°W / 52.079848; -2.065882

Great Comberton
St Michaels Church.jpg
St Michaels Church, Great Comberton
Great Comberton is located in Worcestershire
Great Comberton
Great Comberton
 Great Comberton shown within Worcestershire
District Wychavon
Shire county Worcestershire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Pershore
Postcode district WR10
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
List of places
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Worcestershire

Great Comberton is a village in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

Location[edit]

Great Comberton village is located 3 kilometres or two-and-a-half miles south of Pershore, and lies partly on the steep northern slope of Bredon Hill and partly at its foot, on the left bank of the Avon, which, with one of its tributaries, forms the greater part of the western boundary. The Southern most boundary is with the Worcestershire parish of Kemerton, meeting at the summit of the Bredon Hill escarpment. The Mary Brook, another tributary of the Avon, forms Great Comberton's Northern boundary, at the eastern end of which is Mary Brook Bridge. On its southern boundary the parish reaches a height of about 294 m AOD on the North facing slope of Bredon Hill. Part of the village lies within the Cotswold AONB due to Bredon Hill's scientific importance.

History and amenities[edit]

The history of the village goes back to Saxon times and the village is mentioned in Domesday. The church of St. Michael and All Angels stands near the centre of the village.

In terms of amenities, Great Comberton has a regular bus service travelling to the local town of Pershore.

The village has a thriving village hall which hosts regular events from yoga classes to meetings of the village social club. The church has regular services, on a rota with the other parish churches at Little Comberton, Bricklehampton and Elmley Castle. In 2012, the village's old red phone box was converted into a mini independent library.

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