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All Saints’ Church, Shard End
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Consecrated||1 November 1955|
|Architect(s)||F J Osbourne|
|Parish||All Saints, Shard End|
|Diocese||Anglican Diocese of Birmingham|
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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