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Second Church of Christ Scientist

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4772 / 52°28'37"N

Longitude: -1.9122 / 1°54'43"W

OS Eastings: 406058

OS Northings: 286584

OS Grid: SP060865

Mapcode National: GBR 5X9.NW

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.SZYW

Plus Code: 9C4WF3GQ+V4

Entry Name: Second Church of Christ Scientist

Listing Date: 31 October 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216823

Location: Ladywood, Birmingham, B1

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Ladywood

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

City Centre B1
No 55
(Second Church of
Christ Scientist)
SP 0686 NW 32/5 31.10.80
1848-49, by J R Botham of Birmingham. Originally a Presbyterian church.
Blue brick with stone dressings. Two storey box of 3 bays x 9 bays with
tower in 3 stages, the first square with banded rustication, the second square
with bell-openings in the principal directions and Tuscan columns in the
diagonals, the third octagonal with bold bracketted cornice and little domed
cap. The centre bay of the west front is advanced and contains a door with
bold volutes, cornice and lunette. In each of the outer bays, a subsidiary
entrance and an arched window. On the return, blank windows at ground floor
level and arched windows at first floor level. All first floor windows with
panels below forming a broad band. Interior wholly altered.

Listing NGR: SP0605886584

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

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