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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075995
English Heritage Legacy ID: 218041
Location: Balsall, Solihull, B93
Civil Parish: Balsall
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Temple Balsall
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
BALSALL TEMPLE BALSALL
SP 27 NW 11/155 Church of St Mary
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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