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Cathedral Square - A Birmingham Gem!

Cathedral Square in Birmingham is home to the city’s majestic St Philips Cathedral.

Built in 1715 as St Philip’s Church in the Baroque style by Thomas Archer, the Cathedral celebrated its 300 year birthday in 2015. It was granted Cathedral Status in 1905 for the then newly formed Diocese of Birmingham. Refaced in stone by J A Chatwin from 1864-9 features Edward Burne-Jones windows. The cathedral was bombed during WW2 in 1940 and restored in 1948 but the Burne-Jones windows were removed early on in the war and therefore saved

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History & heritage, Photography, Squares and public spaces

Project dates

07 Oct 2019 - On-going

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