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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1077090



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


District: Sandwell

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 219352

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SANDWELL MB ST MARY'S ROAD SO 9895 SE Wednesbury 11/58 Church of St Mary


Roman Catholic Church. 1873 - 4 by Gilbert Blount. Brick and limestone with tile roof. Comprises a nave with clerestory, north and south aisles, north-west tower, and sanctuary with three-sided apse. The nave is of six bays, with windows of two moulded pointed lights to the aisles and of three lights to the clerestory. The eastern bay has taller windows to aisle and clerestory, both under gables, of two lights with a foiled circle under a pointed head. The windows of the apse are similar. The west wall has four stepped lancets above a blocked pointed doorway. The tower has slim angle buttresses and has a moulded pointed doorway opening into a porch. Above is a niche with statue. The upper stage of the tower is open. On each side there are two steeply-pointed openings with a central shaft and with shafts as responds. Above is a copper pyramidal spire. Interior: arcade of five bays to nave and one to chancel, with plastered pointed arches. Those to nave chamfered in two orders and springing from octagonal columns with moulded capitals. The north and south arches of the sanctuary open into side chapels, are moulded, and spring from corbelled shafts. The open timber roof of the nave has principals rising from corbels, and arch-braced collars. Above, each has a central iron rod, and curved struts. The sanctuary roof is plastered, with ribs springing from wall shafts. At the west end is a gallery with organ. Sanctuary windows contain glass of late C19 date.

Listing NGR: SO9869095413

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National Grid Reference: SO 98690 95413


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