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St Cuthbert’s Church, Winson Green
Location Birmingham
Country England
Denomination Church of England
History
Dedication St Cuthbert
Consecrated 19 March 1872
Architecture
Architect(s) Bateman and Corser
Construction cost £5,000
Closed 1960
Demolished 1964
Specifications
Capacity 720 people

St Cuthbert’s Church, Winson Green is a former Church of England parish church in Birmingham.

History

The church was started in 1863 as a mission from All Saints' Church, Hockley. Eventually funds were raised for a church building and it was designed by Bateman and Corser. It was consecrated on 24 October 1860 Part of the parish was taken to form a new parish of Bishop Latimer Memorial Church, Winson Green in 1904.

The church was hit by a bomb during the Second World War and despite reopening, did not last long. It was closed in 1960 and demolished in 1964. The church hall survives and is used as a Bengali community centre.

The parish was assigned back to Christ Church, Summerfield.

Organ

The organ was installed by Bishop, Starr & Richardson. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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