Great Malvern


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Great Malvern

(môl`vərn, mô`–) or

Malvern,

town (1991 pop. 30,187), Worcestershire, W central England, on the eastern slopes of the scenic Malvern HillsMalvern Hills,
range of hills, c.9 mi (14.5 km) long, W central England, in Herefordshire and Worcestershire. The highest points are the Worcester Beacon (1,395 ft/425 m) and the Hereford Beacon (1,114 ft/340 m); on the latter was an ancient British camp.
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. Occupying the site of the medieval Chase of Malvern (a royal forest of 7,000 acres/2,833 hectares), the town has become a health (mineral springs) and holiday resort. Malvern College, an independent coeducational school, was founded in 1862. The priory church of Great Malvern dates from 1085; the Norman arches of the interior remain intact. The annual Malvern festival of dramatics, associated with the plays of G. B. ShawShaw, George Bernard,
1856–1950, Irish playwright and critic. He revolutionized the Victorian stage, then dominated by artificial melodramas, by presenting vigorous dramas of ideas. The lengthy prefaces to Shaw's plays reveal his mastery of English prose.
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, was instituted in 1928.
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