Romsley, Worcestershire

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Romsley is located in Worcestershire
Romsley shown within Worcestershire
Population 1,601 (2001)
Civil parish
  • Romsley
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district B62
Dialling code SO965795
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
List of places
52°24′49″N 2°03′10″W / 52.41349°N 2.05288°W / 52.41349; -2.05288Coordinates: 52°24′49″N 2°03′10″W / 52.41349°N 2.05288°W / 52.41349; -2.05288

Romsley is a village and civil parish in the Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire, England, on the east side of the Clent Hills about 4 miles south of Halesowen. In 2001 it had a population of 1,601.[1]

The nave of St. Kenelm's church continues directly into the chancel, both are from the 12th century and built of red sandstone. A 15th-century tower is of greenish sandstone, and the church has a timber porch. The chancel is built over a crypt that once contained the shrine of St Kenelm.

Hammer Hill House in Romsley, built in 1923, was designed by Clough Williams-Ellis.

The village and its area attract walkers, campers, and caravaners on the Clent and Walton Hills and on the Cuckoos Corner site.

The main road that runs through Romsley is called Bromsgrove Road. There are limited local amenities including a post office, a butcher, a pub-restaurant, and a hairdresser.

The village is served by the 147 bus service which connects the village to Halesowen and Catshill. It is operated by Worcestershire County Council, but is to be taken over by Kev's Bus and extended to Bromsgrove Railway Station on 26 February 2018.


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