Edward Elgar's birthplace in Broadheath
Broadheath shown within Worcestershire
|Population||1,728 (2011 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||Lower Broadheath|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||Hereford and Worcester|
|EU Parliament||West Midlands|
|UK Parliament||West Worcestershire|
Broadheath with Lower Broadheath is a civil parish officially known as Lower Broadheath, in the Malvern Hills district of Worcestershire, England. According to the 2011 census it had a population of 1,728. The parish also includes Upper Broadheath.
The village is about 3 miles north-west of Worcester.
There are many housing estates in the village, including the Jacomb estate (Jacomb Road, Jacomb Drive, Jacomb Close and Rectory Close).
The village has a village hall, church, post office and shop, a village green (containing a football pitch, running track and many children's play areas) and a large village common. There is also a primary school (Broadheath C.E. Primary School). The school contains around 150 children, from the age of four up to eleven. There are also three pubs in the village.
- "KS101EW Usual resident population". ONS Data Explorer (Beta). Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
- Kennedy, Michael (2004), "'Elgar, Sir Edward William, baronet (1857–1934)'", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/32988, retrieved 2 June 2011
- Cavendish, Richard (11 November 1994). "The Elgar Birthplace Museum". History Today. 44 (11). Retrieved 21 April 2016.
- Media related to Broadheath, Worcestershire at Wikimedia Commons
- Lower Broadheath official web site.
- The Church (photos) at Lower Broadheath. Retrieved 23 May 2009
- The Elgar Birthplace Museum
- Listing at the Worcester branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry website
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