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Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Moseley and Kings Heath, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4449 / 52°26'41"N

Longitude: -1.8859 / 1°53'9"W

OS Eastings: 407852

OS Northings: 283003

OS Grid: SP078830

Mapcode National: GBR 63P.HF

Mapcode Global: VH9Z3.8TC2

Entry Name: Baptist Church

Listing Date: 10 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1234431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 410340

Location: Birmingham, B13

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Moseley and Kings Heath

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Moseley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list;

BIRMINGHAM OXFORD ROAD
SP 08 SE
Moseley
12/10043
Baptist Church
II
Baptist Church. 1888, with minor C20 alterations. By
J.P.Osborne,architect of Birmingham. Rock-faced pink sandstone
laid to regular courses,with ashlar limestone dressings and
plain tile roof coverings,with ashlar kneelers and coped
gables. Irregular plan, with corner to north-west, west end
entry vestibule within lean-to porch of full width,north and
south transepts,apsidal chancel with vestry to north,and
attached meeting room and office range linked by arched
doorway at north-east corner.Decorated style detailing. North
elevation has 3-stage tower to west end with tall coupled
lancets to bell stage.4-stage octagonal limestone spire with 3
tiers of lucarnes below a crocketed pinnacle. Clerestoried
nave of 4 bays with 3-light windows to aisles and triple
lancets to the clerestorey.Transept gable has wide 5-light
window with geometric tracery.Low single bay vestry links with
canted end of meeting room, each of the 3 facets with coupled
lancets below a gablet. Chancel apse with slender 2 light
windows with quatrefoils to arched heads. Nave west gable
with wide 5-light window above lean-to porch with gabled
entry. Interior; full-width glazed entry screen gives access
to wide nave with arcades of moulded pointed arches rising
from slender columns with simple foliated capitals.
Arch-braced roof trusses rise from arcade corbels.Chancel with
polychrome encaustic tiled floor,marble immersion
font,pulpit,and altar with reredos. Stained glass by
Heaton,Butler and Bayne of London, and A J.Davis of the
Bromsgrove Guild (1932).

Listing NGR: SP0771086572

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

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