St Edburgha, Church Road
St Edburgha, Church Road, Yardley, Birmingham B33 8NY View on map
Grade I listed church set in the Yardley Village Conservation Area. Dating back to the 13th century with a 14th and 15th century nave and aisle. The landmark spire dates to 1461. The north door is carved with the Tudor Rose and Pomegranate to celebrate the marriage of Catherine of Aragon to Arthur, brother of Henry VIII. Fine west window of the Last Supper by John Hardman and Company of 1892. Some fine monuments from the 15th to early 19th centuries.
Keys available from parish office Tuesday-Thursday 9am-12 noon. Open Sunday afternoons from 2pm-5pm starting Sunday 21 May until Sunday 24 September. Group tours available - contact parish office. Flower festival weekend Saturday 11 June 10am-5pm and Sunday 12 June 2pm-5pm (admission charge). Heritage weekend Saturday 9 September 11am-5pm and Sunday 10 September 2pm-5pm. Candlelit evening on Saturday 2 December, 4pm-7pm.
- Is part of Ride and Stride
Forton village is on the A519 Newport to Eccleshall road. Turn east at crossroads in Forton. Rail: Telford or Stafford (12 miles). Bus: No.350 (Eccleshall to Newport).
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes