Holy Trinity Church, Birchfield facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHoly Trinity
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Heritage designation||Grade II* listed|
|Architect(s)||J. A. Chatwin|
|Length||117 feet (36 m)|
|Width||48.5 feet (14.8 m)|
|Diocese||Anglican Diocese of Birmingham|
Holy Trinity Church is a Grade II* listed parish church in the Church of England in Birchfield, Birmingham. In 2018, the church was placed on Historic England's Heritage at Risk Register due to its poor condition, particularly the roof.
The foundation stone was laid on 26 May 1863, and the church was built by the architect J. A. Chatwin and builders Briggs & Son of rock faced red sandstone with white limestone bands and dressings. It was consecrated on 17 May 1864, by John Lonsdale, the Bishop of Lichfield. It was built for a congregation of 612 people. The building is 117 ft long, 48.5 ft wide.
The church has a good collection of stained glass by the best Victorian manufacturers including Clayton and Bell; Heaton, Butler and Bayne; John Hardman; and Alexander Gibbs of Bedford.
The church contained an organ dating from 1866 by Banfield. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
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