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Description: Parish Church of St Martin
Date Listed: 25 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 216829
OS Grid Reference: SP0735286566
OS Grid Coordinates: 407352, 286566
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4770, -1.8932
In the entry for
City Centre B5
34/6 Parish Church of
The Grade shall be amended to read: II* (star)
City Centre B5
Parish Church of St Martin
SP 0786 NW 34/6 25.4.52
At least late C13 in origin and the mother church of Birmingham. Sandstone.
Large with nave and aisles, new tower and spire. Repaired in late C17 and
late C18. Tower and spire restored by P C Hardwick in 1835-5 and the rest
of the church in 1873-5 demolished, rebuilt and enlarged by the addition
of transepts and an extended east end under the direction of J A Chatwin.
Restored, after bomb damage in 1956-7. Inside, 2 recumbent effigies of the
C14 and one of circa 1400 in the north transept and a fourth of circa 1500
in the south chapel; also the south transept window designed by Edward Burne-Jones
and made by Morris, 1875-80.
Listing NGR: SP0735386557
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Source: English Heritage
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