PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1076219
Date first listed:
08-Jul-1982
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, OXHILL ROAD B21

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, OXHILL ROAD B21

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SP 04426 90695

Details

OXHILL ROAD 1. 5104 Handsworth B21 Parish Church of St Andrew SP 09 SW 2/15 I 2. 1907-9 by W H Bidlake. Red and blue brick with stone dressings; slate roof with fleche over the crossing. West front with a big 5-light window in a Decorated style above the sloping roof of what inside is seen to be the baptistry and flanked by tall buttresses with 2 setoffs and crowned by gablets. The baptistry is marked by a small 2-light window between buttresses panelled in their upper parts. Left and right small porches. Nave with low passage-aisles whose arcade is set within the tall arches that embrace the tall 4-light nave windows above. North and south transepts of 2 bays, each divided by a central pier with transverse arches. Chancel with arcading that leads north to the good Shepherd Chapel and south to the vestry with organ-loft above. The original altar (now in the south transept) has a carved reredos with frescoes by F N Davies. Excellent wooden pulpit and choir stalls.



Listing NGR: SP0442390694

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
217487
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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