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St Barnabas’ Church, Ryland Street, Ladywood, Birmingham
Coordinates: 52°28′32″N 1°55′6.8″W / 52.47556°N 1.918556°W / 52.47556; -1.918556
Location Birmingham
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Dedication St Barnabas
Consecrated 24 October 1860
Architect(s) William Bourne
Style Decorated Gothic
Groundbreaking 1 August 1859
Completed 1860
Construction cost £3,000
Demolished 1966
Capacity 900 people

St Barnabas’ Church, Ryland Street, Birmingham is a former Church of England parish church in Birmingham.


The foundation stone was laid on 1 August 1859 on land five by Miss Ryland of Barford in Warwick. It was built to the designs of the architect William Bourne of Dudley, in Hampstead redstone, with Hollington stone dressings. It was consecrated on 24 October 1860

The church opened schools in 1862 alongside the church building in Ryland Street.

A parish was assigned out of St Martin in the Bull Ring in 1896. This was enlarged in 1901 by part of the parish of Christ Church, Birmingham.

The church was demolished in 1966.


The organ was installed by Bevington. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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