Terraced houses in Badsey
Badsey shown within Worcestershire
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The village of Badsey is located about two miles east of Evesham, in the Vale of Evesham. It lies close to the River Avon. According to the 2001 census the Badsey ward had a population of 2,657.
Amenities and history
The old manor house, a Grade II* listed building, still stands on the village High Street. It is half-timbered, black and white and today is a private residence, mainly from the 16th century, restored in the 1940s. The village and parish church is dedicated to St. James. The village has a Spar shop (open 7 days a week) with a post office located inside. The two local pubs are called the Wheatsheaf Inn and the Round Of Gras.
- English cricketer Daryl Mitchell was born in Badsey.
- Comedian Alistair McGowan was also born in village and attended Badsey First School.
- 2001 Census Worcestershire County Population Report (pdf), archived (PDF) from the original on 27 September 2007, retrieved 2007-08-31
- "Badsey, Worcestershire". GENUKI. Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-31.
- www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk The Manor House, Badsey, Worcestershire
- www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk Church of St James, Badsey
- Worcester News 8 April 2011 "The Wheatsheaf Inn"
- Evesham Journal 2 June 2011 "Pub regulars robbed at knifepoint"
- "Daryl Mitchell player profile". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2007-08-31.
- "Review of the Year 2006". Evesham Journal. 2006-12-28. Retrieved 2008-01-26.
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