St Mary's Church, Moseley - Culture, history and faith

St Mary's Church is situated on St Mary's Row in Moseley Village. A Grade II listed building with origins in the 15th century. Rebuilt in the 18th and 19th centuries.


Where is St Mary's Church, Moseley?

The Church of St Mary is in Moseley Village on St Mary's Row, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8HW.

 

In brief

St Mary's Church is the oldest building in Moseley Village with origins in the 15th century, but is now mostly a rebuild during the 18th and 19th Centuries by Thomas Rickman and later J A Chatwin. Now a Grade II listed building. The Parish of St Mary merged with the Parish of St Anne in late 2019.

St Mary's Church, MoseleySt Mary's Church, Moseley (December 2009). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

St Mary's Church, Moseley - history of the build

The oldest building in Moseley Village has it's origins in the 15th century, it was originally built in the Parish of Kings Norton. Over the centuries there has been numerous rebuilds and enhancements, most prominently during the 18th and 19th centuries. The West Tower dates to the 16th Century. The first major rebuild took place during 1780. Thomas Rickman considerably altered the church during 1823 to 1824. The Chatwin's (father and son) made more changes. J A Chatwin added the north aisle in 1886, and provided a side chapel in 1897. P B Chatwin rebuilt the nave and south aisle in 1910. He later carried out the reconstruction after the war during 1952 to 1954. It is in the Decorated style of the Chatwin practice. It has been a Grade II listed building since 1952. In recent years, the churchyard was landscaped and a history information sign installed.

St Mary's Church, MoseleySt Mary's Church, Moseley (January 2020). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

Transport links

The no 1 and 1A bus routes pass the church on St Mary's Row. Behind the church was Moseley Station (on the Camp Hill Line) from 1867 until it closed in 1941. But there is plans to build a new station on the same site during the 2020s.

 

Contact details

St Mary's Church

St Mary's Row

Moseley

Birmingham

B13 8HW

0121 449 2243

Project dates

03 May 2021 - On-going

Passions

History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture
Faith

Contact

Your Place Your Space

Jonathan Bostock

0121 410 5520
jonathan.bostock@ yourplaceyourspace.com