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Former Hamstead Road Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Lozells and East Handsworth, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.5017 / 52°30'6"N

Longitude: -1.9184 / 1°55'6"W

OS Eastings: 405633

OS Northings: 289310

OS Grid: SP056893

Mapcode National: GBR 5W1.93

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.PDN2

Entry Name: Former Hamstead Road Baptist Church

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289855

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217226

Location: Birmingham, B19

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lozells and East Handsworth

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Handsworth St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a minor amendment on 30/06/2017

SP 0589 SE,

Hamstead Road,
Former Baptist Church

(Formerly listed as: Baptist Church)


C1890. Former Baptist church in an effective Early English style built of red sandstone
with ashlar sandstone dressings. Front has north west tower with pinnacled angle
buttresses and broached spire. Northern front with bays arched granite shafted
entrance, carved spandrel panels and open cinquefoil in stilted 2-centred main
arch with finialed and chequer-panelled gable over arcaded balustrade flanking;
lean-to roof up to sill of slight (2 + 1 + 2) west window with quatrefoils and
central sexfoil to apex. Gabled body of church surmounted by finial. To south
and projecting towards road is an apsidal ended chapel like wing, probably
baptistry, with gables to each face over coupled lights and cinquefoils inserted
in circular frames.

Listing NGR: SP0563389310

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