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Mortuary Chapel, Handsworth Cemetery

Mortuary Chapel, Handsworth Cemetery
Mortuary Chapel, Handsworth Cemetery
Location Handsworth, Birmingham
Country England
Denomination Church of England
History
Consecrated 1910
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade I listed
Architect(s) William Bidlake
Groundbreaking 1909
Completed 1910 (1910)
Administration
Deanery Handsworth
Archdeaconry Birmingham
Diocese Birmingham

Mortuary Chapel, Handsworth Cemetery is a Grade I listed chapel in the Church of England[1] in Handsworth, Birmingham, England.

History

It was designed by the architect William Bidlake in the Arts and Crafts style. Work started in 1909 and it was consecrated in 1910.[2]

The condition of the chapel deteriorated and English Heritage put it on their Buildings at Risk register.[3]

In 2012 English Heritage awarded £375,000 toward the restoration of the chapel. Birmingham City Council, who operate the cemetery, contributed another £325,000.

References

  1. ^ The Buildings of England: Warwickshire: Nikolaus Pevsner.
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