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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARTIN

List entry Number: 1075690

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, BULL RING B5

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
BirminghamMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Apr-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216829

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SP 0786 NW 34/6 5104

BULL RING City Centre B5 Parish Church of St Martin

25.4.52

II*

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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National Grid Reference: SP 07352 86566

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