St James' Church, Aston facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSt James' Church, Aston
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Diocese||Anglican Diocese of Birmingham|
The church formed as a mission church from Church of SS Peter & Paul, Aston in 1891 and a new building was erected in 1906 to the designs of the architect J.A. Chatwin.
It was consecrated by Charles Gore, Bishop of Birmingham, on Saturday 2 November 1906.
The Chatwin church was demolished and a new church built in 1981 to the designs of the architect G Winteringham. This building was damaged in a fire in 2001 but was restored and reopened.
The Chatwin church of 1906 was equipped with a three manual pipe organ by Conacher of Sheffeld. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register. but is no longer present.
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