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  St Philip's Cathedral 16.4.05
by Galahad

Built in 1715 by Baroque style architect Thomas Archer, but not completed until 1725 when George I gave the parish a gift sufficient to finish the west tower. It became the cathedral for the new anglican Diocese of Birmingham only in 1905.
Burne-Jones was born in Bennett's Hill close by and was responsible for the design of the windows that are beneath the tower.
I think this is the oldest building in the city centre.

Address: Colmore Row
Phone: +44 121 236 4333

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  • Updated Jan 25, 2006
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