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The Oratory Birmingham, Edgbaston

Plough and Harrow Road
West Midlands
B16 8UE
United Kingdom
OS Grid: SP0491586049 streetmap
LAT/LONG: 52.4724,-1.9291

'Little Rome in Birmingham', the Oratory Church was built between 1907-1910 in the Baroque style of the Church of San Martino at Rome, as a memorial to Cardinal Newman, founder of the English Oratory.
The plan comprises of a sanctuary, nave, transepts, and several chapels, including a fine one to St. Philip Neri A barrel dome roof is a notable feature of the interior. The solemn opening by Bishop Ilsley took place October 9, 1906.

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Image 2787 2003-03-29
Birmingham Oratory
[The Oratory Birmingham][The Oratory Birmingham]Image 2788 2003-03-30
Birmingham Oratory
Image 2786 2003-03-29
Birmingham Oratory
[The Oratory Birmingham]

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