St Martin's Church, Parkfields facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSt Martin of Tours’ Church, Wolverhampton
St Martin of Tours’ Church, Wolverhampton
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Dedication||St Martin of Tours|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed|
|Parish||St Martin Rough Hills|
|Diocese||Diocese of Lichfield|
The church was built in 1939 by the architect Richard Twentyman. Pevsner describes it as impressively blocky. It was built on the site of an old mine. The foundations of the church were made of reinforced concrete to a depth of 12 ft. It comprises a 2 bay chancel, and 6 bay nave with low aisles.
The statue of St Martin on the tower is by the sculptor Don Potter, who also designed the font and pulpit. The altar rails, door furniture, grilles and windows were by a local firm, James Gibbons Ltd.
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