Parish Church Of St Martin

Date:
31 Mar 2001
Location:
Parish Church Of St Martin, Bull Ring B5, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 3AG
Reference:
IOE01/02340/34
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

In the entry for BULL RING City Centre B5 34/6 Parish Church of St Martin The Grade shall be amended to read: II* (star)

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BULL RING 1.

5104 City Centre B5 Parish Church of St Martin SP 0786 NW 34/6 25.4.52 II 2.

At least late C13 in origin and the mother church of Birmingham. Sandstone.

Large with nave and aisles, new tower and spire. Repaired in late C17 and late C18. Tower and spire restored by P C Hardwick in 1835-5 and the rest of the church in 1873-5 demolished, rebuilt and enlarged by the addition of transepts and an extended east end under the direction of J A Chatwin.

Restored, after bomb damage in 1956-7. Inside, 2 recumbent effigies of the C14 and one of circa 1400 in the north transept and a fourth of circa 1500 in the south chapel; also the south transept window designed by Edward Burne-Jones and made by Morris, 1875-80.



Listing NGR: SP0735386557

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0616 IOE Records taken by Geoff Dowling; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Geoff Dowling. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Dowling, Geoff

Rights Holder: Dowling, Geoff

Keywords

Sandstone, Medieval Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship, Effigy, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument

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