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St Andrew


47. ST. ANDREW, Handsworth (Oxhill Rd.), originated as the mission church of the Good Shepherd, opened in a temporary building in 1894 as a mission church of St. Mary's, Handsworth. A permanent church was built in 1908, dedicated to St. Andrew in 1910, and consecrated in 1914. (fn. 10) It is built of red and blue brick with stone facings in the Decorated style and consists of nave, chancel, west chapel, east organ chamber and a small central spire. A parish was assigned from St. Mary's, Handsworth, and St. James's, Handsworth, in 1914, when the living, a vicarage, was in the gift of the Rector of Handsworth for the first turn, then of the bishop. (fn. 11)



The chancel - image from St Andrew's Facebook page
The chancel - image from St Andrew's Facebook page

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This is a Grade I listed building whose record can be found on the


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