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St Martin of Tours’ Church, Wolverhampton
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St Martin of Tours’ Church, Wolverhampton
Location Wolverhampton
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Catholic
Dedication St Martin of Tours
Consecrated 1939
Heritage designation Grade II listed
Architect(s) Richard Twentyman
Groundbreaking 1938
Completed 1939
Parish St Martin Rough Hills
Deanery Wolverhampton
Archdeaconry Walsall
Diocese Diocese of Lichfield

St Martin of Tours’ Church, Wolverhampton is a Grade II listed parish church in the Church of England in Wolverhampton.


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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