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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Balsall, Solihull

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Latitude: 52.3816 / 52°22'53"N

Longitude: -1.6973 / 1°41'50"W

OS Eastings: 420699

OS Northings: 275990

OS Grid: SP206759

Mapcode National: GBR 4JH.PPB

Mapcode Global: VHBX1.JDKN

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 8 September 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218041

Location: Balsall, Solihull, B93

County: Solihull

Civil Parish: Balsall

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Temple Balsall

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SP 27 NW 11/155 Church of St Mary
A 8.9.61.
Built circa 1290 for the Knights Templars. Used by the Knights Hospitallers until
1540. Restored 1660's and used as chapel of adjacent almshouses from 1677. Parish
church from 1863. Much restored in late C13 style by Sir George Gilbert Scott, 1849.
Rectangular plan with small south west corner turret, fragmentary remains of south
porch fan vaulting.
Interior: series of steps up to east end. C19 fittings, college chapel plan seating.
C18 and early C19 wall monuments. Piscina, sedilia. Aumbry recess. VCH, IV, pp

Church of Saint Mary, Temperlars Hall, North East Range, South West Range, Entrance
Gateway and side Walls at the Lady Katherine Leveson Hospital, Vicarage and Temple
House form a group.

Listing NGR: SP2070175995

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