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All Saints’ Church, Shard End
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All Saints’ Church, Shard End
Coordinates: 52°29′40.41″N 1°46′34.94″W / 52.4945583°N 1.7763722°W / 52.4945583; -1.7763722
Location Birmingham
Country England
Denomination Church of England
History
Dedication All Saints
Consecrated 1 November 1955
Architecture
Architect(s) F J Osbourne
Groundbreaking 1954
Completed 1955
Administration
Parish All Saints, Shard End
Deanery Coleshill
Archdeaconry Aston
Diocese Anglican Diocese of Birmingham

All Saints’ Church, Shard End is a Church of England parish church in Shard End, Birmingham.

History

The church was built to serve the new estate of Shard End which had started construction in the late 1940s. The church building started in 1954 and was built to designs by local Birmingham architect, F.J. Osbourne. It was consecrated on 1 November 1955 by Leonard Wilson, the Bishop of Birmingham.

On 3 November 1955, it was visited by Queen Elizabeth II.

A statue of Christ was carved by William Bloye and installed above the entrance to the church.

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