The Diocese of Birmingham was created in 1850, becoming an Archdiocese in 1911. It is the Metropolitan diocese in the Province of Birmingham. The cathedral is in Birmingham and is dedicated to St Chad. The Archdiocese covers parts or all of the counties/administrative areas of Oxfordshire and Berkshire (north of the River Thames), Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire. It has 224 parishes (as of 2015), some with more than one church; 263 churches were visited for Taking Stock.

Balsall Common – Blessed Robert Grissold

A substantial modern suburban church. The materials and architectural forms are traditional and the play of different... Read More

Banbury – St John the Evangelist

An ambitious Gothic Revival design of the late 1830s, still somewhat pre-Ecclesiological in character, with additions... Read More

Banbury – St Joseph the Worker

A hexagonal building of the mid-1960s, originally built as a multi-purpose church and hall. Although the building is... Read More

Barton-under-Needwood – Our Lady of Perpetual Succour

A traditional longitudinal-planned church of the early 1960s, much altered in 2000. The attached parish hall is... Read More

Bearwood – Our Lady of Good Counsel and St Gregory

A well-detailed and little-altered neo-Georgian design of the 1930s (an unusual choice of style for a Catholic church),... Read More

Bedworth – St Francis of Assisi

A red brick church of various late nineteenth dates. The northwest tower, though not tall, is of value in the townscape... Read More

Bewdley – Holy Family

A delightful late eighteenth-century building with a long and varied history, having passed through several... Read More

Bicester – Immaculate Conception

An early architectural work by Desmond Williams, completed in 1963 and still displaying the influence of his mentor... Read More

Biddulph – English Martyrs

A modest dual-purpose structure of the 1950s, significantly enlarged in sympathetic style in 2000.Mass was first said... Read More

Bidford – St Joseph the Worker

A functional church/hall converted in the early 1960s from a builders’ workshop.The Stanford family of Salford Hall... Read More

Bilston – Holy Trinity

A Gothic-style church built in the early years after Catholic Emancipation, with a chancel of 1846 by A.W. Pugin. The... Read More

Birmingham (Acocks Green) – Sacred Heart and Holy Souls

A fine and substantial interwar Gothic design by G. B. Cox, built in two stages, and intended from the outset as a war... Read More

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