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© Mr J J Sheridan LRPS

IoE Number: 217487
Photographer: Mr J J Sheridan LRPS
Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 08 July 1982
Date of last amendment: 08 July 1982
Grade I

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OXHILL ROAD5104Handsworth B21Parish Church of St AndrewSP 09 SW 2/15I

OXHILL ROAD 1. 5104 Handsworth B21 Parish Church of St Andrew SP 09 SW 2/15 I 2. 1907-9 by W H Bidlake. Red and blue brick with stone dressings; slate roof with fleche over the crossing. West front with a big 5-light window in a Decorated style above the sloping roof of what inside is seen to be the baptistry and flanked by tall buttresses with 2 setoffs and crowned by gablets. The baptistry is marked by a small 2-light window between buttresses panelled in their upper parts. Left and right small porches. Nave with low passage-aisles whose arcade is set within the tall arches that embrace the tall 4-light nave windows above. North and south transepts of 2 bays, each divided by a central pier with transverse arches. Chancel with arcading that leads north to the good Shepherd Chapel and south to the vestry with organ-loft above. The original altar (now in the south transept) has a carved reredos with frescoes by F N Davies. Excellent wooden pulpit and choir stalls.

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