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Christ Church, Sparkbrook
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Architect(s)||Medland, Maberley and Medland|
|Diocese||Anglican Diocese of Birmingham|
The church was built in 1867. The spire was removed in 1918 and the tower taken down after damage by a blast in the Second World War. It was badly damaged in the 2005 Birmingham tornado and was subsequently demolished, despite a campaign by the Victorian Society to save it.
- George Tonge 1867 – 1889
The church had a three manual pipe organ by J.C. Bishop and Son dating from 1877. This was removed after the church was damaged in 2005 and has been exported. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
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