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Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Acocks Green, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4512 / 52°27'4"N

Longitude: -1.8189 / 1°49'7"W

OS Eastings: 412406

OS Northings: 283707

OS Grid: SP124837

Mapcode National: GBR 6LM.B6

Mapcode Global: VH9Z4.FN98

Plus Code: 9C4WF52J+FF

Entry Name: Baptist Church

Listing Date: 29 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1234473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 410402

ID on this website: 101234473

Location: Stockfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B27

County: Birmingham

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Acocks Green

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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The following building shall be added to the list;
SP 18 SW
(west side), Acocks Green
13/10069 Baptist Church
Baptist church. 1913, by F.B. Andrews for the Baptist Chapel Trustees. Red brick with
freestone dressings. Plain tile roofs. PLAN: Broad nave, narrow aisles, transepts, short apsidal
chancel and east [liturgical west] entrance. Freestyle.
EXTERIOR: East front has two large octagonal turrets surmounted by louvred bellcotes with
cusped bell-openings between thin piers which rise above to the shallow domed top; between
the turrets a large deeply recessed Perpendicular window, the turrets forming the jambs; below
the window a pent roof porch with a wide segmental arch; both the window arch and the
porch arch are deeply moulded and have fleurons. Flanking the turrets are wings with hipped
roofs and 4-light windows below the eaves. North and south sides have aisles with lean-to roofs
and segment arch windows; similar clerestorey windows above. On the ridge of the roof a
fleche with bracketed eaves and snarl dome with trial. INTERIOR: Exposed brick walls.
Narrow 2-bay arcades with double-chamfered 2-centred arches and similar but larger crossing
arches to the transepts. Clerestorey. Stone chancel arch. Wide nave with arch-braced roof on
corbels; similar chancel roof.

Listing NGR: SP1240683707

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