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Parish Church of St Martin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.477 / 52°28'37"N

Longitude: -1.8932 / 1°53'35"W

OS Eastings: 407352

OS Northings: 286566

OS Grid: SP073865

Mapcode National: GBR 619.WY

Mapcode Global: VH9Z3.40HG

Plus Code: 9C4WF4G4+QP

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 25 April 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216829

ID on this website: 101075690

Location: Digbeth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5

County: Birmingham

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Birmingham St Martin-in-the-Bull-Ring

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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Parish Church of St Martin


At least late C13 in origin and the mother church of Birmingham. Sandstone.
Large with nave and aisles, new tower and spire. Repaired in late C17 and
late C18. Tower and spire restored by P C Hardwick in 1835-5 and the rest
of the church in 1873-5 demolished, rebuilt and enlarged by the addition
of transepts and an extended east end under the direction of J A Chatwin.
Restored, after bomb damage in 1956-7. Inside, 2 recumbent effigies of the
C14 and one of circa 1400 in the north transept and a fourth of circa 1500
in the south chapel; also the south transept window designed by Edward Burne-Jones
and made by Morris, 1875-80.

Listing NGR: SP0735386557

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