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Second Church of Christ Scientist, Birmingham

Description: Second Church of Christ Scientist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 216823

OS Grid Reference: SP0605886584
OS Grid Coordinates: 406058, 286584
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4772, -1.9122

Location: Oozells Street, Birmingham B1 2HP

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B1 2HP

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Listing Text

City Centre B1
No 55
(Second Church of
Christ Scientist)
SP 0686 NW 32/5 31.10.80
1848-49, by J R Botham of Birmingham. Originally a Presbyterian church.
Blue brick with stone dressings. Two storey box of 3 bays x 9 bays with
tower in 3 stages, the first square with banded rustication, the second square
with bell-openings in the principal directions and Tuscan columns in the
diagonals, the third octagonal with bold bracketted cornice and little domed
cap. The centre bay of the west front is advanced and contains a door with
bold volutes, cornice and lunette. In each of the outer bays, a subsidiary
entrance and an arched window. On the return, blank windows at ground floor
level and arched windows at first floor level. All first floor windows with
panels below forming a broad band. Interior wholly altered.

Listing NGR: SP0605886584

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Source: English Heritage

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