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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Birmingham, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.372 / 52°22'19"N

Longitude: -1.8944 / 1°53'39"W

OS Eastings: 407283

OS Northings: 274885

OS Grid: SP072748

Mapcode National: GBR 3H3.7VR

Mapcode Global: VH9ZH.3NV0

Plus Code: 9C4W94C4+Q6

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 24 April 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156248

Location: Wythall, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B47

County: Worcestershire

District: Bromsgrove

Civil Parish: Wythall

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Wythall

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text


7/196 Church of St Mary



Parish church. 1862 by F Preedy, tower added 1903 by W H Bidlake. Nave,
south aisle, chancel, central tower. Polychromatic brickwork with stone
dressings and slate roof. South aisle: three bays divided by stepped
buttresses, entrance to left slightly advanced with gable over has a 2-
centred arch with engaged respond shafts; one window to each bay of two
trefoiled lights under 2-centred heads; chancel: two bays with lancets;
east window: three trefoiled lights under 2-centred head. Tower of 1903
rises two stages above aisle. First stage has a 2-light window under 2-
centred head; the belfy stage has on each side a pair of large open 2-light
windows with 2-centred heads and multiple engaged shafts to responds, octagonal
stair turret on north-east corner has a conical stone roof; roof gabled north/
south, surmounted by a fleche. Interior: polychromatic brickwork, three-bay
arcade to south aisle of brick on stone columns; at crossing 2-centred arches
in all directions with respond shafts. The massive tower is a prominent land-
mark in the predominantly flat terrain around Wythall. (BoE, pp 337 - 338).

Listing NGR: SP0728374885

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