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Parish Church of the Ascension, Birmingham

Description: Parish Church of the Ascension

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 217594

OS Grid Reference: SP1099481789
OS Grid Coordinates: 410994, 281789
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4340, -1.8397

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B29 7JN

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Listing Text

Parish Church of the
(formerly listed as
Church of the Holy
Trinity under Hall Green)
SP 18 SW 13/6 25.4.52
Dated 1704 and possibly by Sir William Wilson; altered. Red brick with stone
dressings. Of the C18 the lower part of the projecting west tower and the nave,
3 bays long demarcated by giant Roman Doric pilasters carrying an entablature and
balustrade. Arched windows in moulded stone surrounds with impost blocks and
keystones. Quoins at the angles. In 1860 chancel and transepts were added in the
same style as the C18 work. Also probably of 1860 the upper part of the tower with
its octagonal brick turret with copper cupola. Interior with coved ceiling,
simple C18 pulpit and painted early C19 Royal Arms.

Listing NGR: SP1099481789

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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