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Catholic Church of St Edward, Selly Park, Birmingham
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Catholic Church of St Edward, Selly Park, Birmingham
Coordinates: 52°26′25.61″N 1°55′32.40″W / 52.4404472°N 1.9256667°W / 52.4404472; -1.9256667
Location Selly Park
Country England
Denomination Roman Catholic
Website stedward.org.uk
Architecture
Architect(s) Henry Thomas Sandy
Completed 13 October 1902
Administration
Parish Selly Oak
Diocese Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham

The Catholic Church of St Edward, Selly Park, Birmingham is a Roman Catholic parish located in Selly Park in the Archdiocese of Birmingham.

History

The church on Raddlebarn Road was designed in decorated gothic style by Henry Thomas Sandy of Stafford and the nave opened on 13 October 1902 by Edward Ilsley, Roman Catholic Bishop of Birmingham and Samuel Webster Allen, Roman Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury. The builder was William Bishop of King’s Heath.

The sanctuary and side chapels were built between 1925 and 1926 in a design created by George Bernard Cox, of Harrison and Cox, and the builders were John Bowen and Sons of Balsall Heath.

The western end of the church was completed in 1936.

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