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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: CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

List entry Number: 1343113

Location

CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, ST OSWALD'S ROAD B10

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: 21-Jan-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Oct-1970

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217563

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History

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Details

ST OSWALD'S ROAD 1. Small Heath B10 5104 Church of St Oswald SP 18 NW 8/15 21.1.70 II* 2. Begun in 1892, the west front added in 1899. By W H Bidlake, Architect. A fine red brick, stone dressed church with lofty clerestoreyed nave, 4 shallow aisles, transepts and chancel with flat east end. Steep tiled roofs. Bellcot behind west gables. West front is principal feature with flat 2-centred arch west window in a Decorated style, with blind tracery panels flanking head and below sill, the whole framed by corner buttresses gabled and capped by octagonal stone spired pinnacles flanking the stone main gable with canopied nichetor saint and cross finial. The ground floor level is blind apart from 2 lancets and the west doors are set in cross wings under 2 centred arches of 3 shafted orders. Four bay nave arcade. Large, elaborated wooden altarpiece incorporating a painting of the Crucifixion by S Meteyard, 1916.



Listing NGR: SP1016985610

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National Grid Reference: SP 10169 85610

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