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Remains of the Church of St Thomas, Birmingham

Description: Remains of the Church of St Thomas

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216759

OS Grid Reference: SP0646686142
OS Grid Coordinates: 406466, 286142
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4732, -1.9062

Location: 10 B4127, Birmingham B1 1JY

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B1 1JY

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Listing Text

Lee Bank B15
Remains of the
Church of St Thomas
SP 08 NE 7/8
1826-9. by Rickman and Hutchinson. Only the West front of the church survives.
Either side of the projecting tower, tall Ionic quadrant porticos whose plain
entablature is continued across the lower part of the tower which is of 2
stages. The first stage rectangular with columns and pediment to each face,
the second an austerely plain octagon surmounted by an arrangement of metal
that reads as a cross equally from all 4 cardinal directions and from above.
The remains supported at the back (ie to the east) by a shelter-like structure
with 2 columns built in connection with the laying out of the adjacent garden in
1955 in commemoration of the Coronation.

Listing NGR: SP0646686142

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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