short guide to the Abbey Church of Pershore
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Published by British Publishing Co. in Gloucester .
Written in English


  • Holy Cross Church (Pershore, England),
  • Benedictine Abbey of St. Mary, St. Peter and St. Paul (Pershore, England),
  • Pershore (England) -- Church history.

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Edition Notes

Statementby P. C. Moore.
LC ClassificationsNA5471.P45 M6
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20839541M

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