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Church of the Resurrection
Church of the Resurrection, Hurley
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Coordinates: 52°33′35″N 1°38′13″W / 52.559797°N 1.637053°W / 52.559797; -1.637053
OS grid reference SP 247 958
Location Hurley, Warwickshire
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Anglican
Website Kingsbury And Baxterley Churches
Administration
Diocese Diocese of Birmingham
Clergy
Vicar(s) John White
Laity
Churchwarden(s) Nicholas Guy & Paul Beavon

Church of the Resurrection is a small wooden Church of England church in Hurley, Warwickshire, England, dating from 1861 It is part of the parish of Baxterley with Hurley and Wood End.

History

The church was built in 1861 as a school. It was also used for Sunday services. the school later moved to a brick building behind the original wooden building. the later building was knocked down in 1998, when it was replaced by the current school building a short distance away. The foundations of the second building are still visible on the car park.

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The Church is made of wood and cast iron and is a green colour, it sits on the edge of Hurley. There is a graveyard to the church a short distance away, containing two war graves of First World War soldiers.

It is part of the Kingsbury and Baxterley group of churches along with Baxterley, Kingsbury, Merevale and Wood End. All five share the same Priest-in-Charge, John White. It is part of the Deanery of Polesworth, which is part of the Archdeanery of Aston.

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