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Parish Church of the Ascension

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hall Green, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.434 / 52°26'2"N

Longitude: -1.8397 / 1°50'22"W

OS Eastings: 410994

OS Northings: 281789

OS Grid: SP109817

Mapcode National: GBR 6FT.QC

Mapcode Global: VH9ZB.228Y

Entry Name: Parish Church of the Ascension

Listing Date: 25 April 1952

Last Amended: 8 July 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217594

Location: Birmingham, B28

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Hall Green

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Hall Green The Church of the Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29/02/2012


SP 18 SW 13/6
25.4.52
5104


SCHOOL ROAD
Parish Church of the
Ascension
(formerly listed as
Church of the Holy
Trinity under Hall Green)


II*


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

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