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Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, Erdington Abbey, Birmingham

Description: Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, Erdington Abbey

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217662

OS Grid Reference: SP1121092295
OS Grid Coordinates: 411210, 292295
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5284, -1.8362

Location: 40 A5127, Birmingham B24 8BU

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B24 8BU

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Listing Text

5104 Erdington B23
Church of St Thomas
and St Edmund,
Erdington Abbey
[formerly listed as
Erdington Abbey
(S. S. Thomas and
Edmund of Canterbury)
under Slitton Road]
SP 19 SW 4/15 21.1.70
1848-50 a large parish size church in a C14 style by Charles Hansom with
advice from the founder Father Daniel Haigh. Red sandstone with ashlar
dressings. Nave aisles, transepts and chancel. Prominent north-west tower
with good broach spire. Ornately crocketed gables and finials. Richly
reticulated tracery to the windows. The south-west oratory was originally
the porch. The interior is dressed with creamy limestone and has an over
elaboration of detail. Transpets as double aisles. Ornate reredos.

Listing NGR: SP1121092295

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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