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Parish Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Handsworth Wood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.5141 / 52°30'50"N

Longitude: -1.9362 / 1°56'10"W

OS Eastings: 404426

OS Northings: 290696

OS Grid: SP044906

Mapcode National: GBR 2RW.8M

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.D28H

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076219

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217487

Location: Birmingham, B21

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Handsworth Wood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Handsworth St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

5104 Handsworth B21
Parish Church of St Andrew
SP 09 SW 2/15
1907-9 by W H Bidlake. Red and blue brick with stone dressings; slate roof
with fleche over the crossing. West front with a big 5-light window in a
Decorated style above the sloping roof of what inside is seen to be the baptistry
and flanked by tall buttresses with 2 setoffs and crowned by gablets. The
baptistry is marked by a small 2-light window between buttresses panelled
in their upper parts. Left and right small porches. Nave with low passage-aisles
whose arcade is set within the tall arches that embrace the tall 4-light nave
windows above. North and south transepts of 2 bays, each divided by a central
pier with transverse arches. Chancel with arcading that leads north to the
good Shepherd Chapel and south to the vestry with organ-loft above. The original
altar (now in the south transept) has a carved reredos with frescoes by
F N Davies. Excellent wooden pulpit and choir stalls.

Listing NGR: SP0442390694

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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